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the scarlet letter/english
Which character in A Scarlet Letter displays the most integrity? Why do you feel this way? Back up your answer with evidence from the story. this one is tough cuz all of them could be
November 18, 2007 by john
English Essay Thesis
Here's my thesis for an essay on the Scarlet Letter. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne creates Pearl as an allegory of Hester Prynne’s anima, a character foil unrestricted by circumstantial limits aggrandized by Hawthorne’s use of Pearl as a foil to ...
October 19, 2008 by Sahil
English, Scarlet Letter
Heya, i am supposed to come up with a thesis for my scarlet letter essay that i am doing for my higher level english class, and i want to do it one the hypocrisy and how the church and the religious authority and beliefs characterize it throughout the novel. my teacher wants ...
November 21, 2010 by Anonymous
This is all what I have for my thesis statement for the research paper based on comparing and/or contrasting the forest and town in The Scarlet Letter In the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the town is full of laws and judgement, but in the forest; society's ...
October 7, 2015 by CATA
quick scarlet letter question
What does Hester do that upsets Pearl? Is it that when Pearl asks about the "Black Man" and if Dimmesdale is the "black" man, Hester hurries her off or is it that Hester took off her scarlet letter? ok, i think pearl got mad because hester took off the scarlet letter Yup.... ...
October 19, 2006 by Anonymous
As I know a character after which a book is named is an eponymous character,is there a particular word for a symbol after which a book is named? If there is such a word, The Scarlet letter in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, the Mockingbird in Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, and ...
October 16, 2010 by Kristi
Scarlet Letter - essay - Thesis help
So I am writing about how I agree with this one critic that Hawthorne over used symbolism in the book the Scarlet Letter. My thesis: He stressed the sin by stretching the idea and making it seem like it is a mystical character itself, and allowing it to be able to physically ...
October 9, 2010 by Sally
English (SCARLET LETTER)
We are reading the story, THE SCARLET LETTER, in class and I am confused on this question. From my understanding, Dimmesdale gets on scaffold and imagine what would be to tell the truth about his sin but then all of the sudden Hester and Pearl walks by. But I don't think ...
December 16, 2013 by Sarah
the scarlet letter
why, according to nathaniel hawthorne, were there few physicians in boston? (Broken Link Removed) Be sure to read the section called Revolutionary Era. =) Another place to check would be the beginning of Chapter 9, The Leech does anyone know where i can get a modern day ...
October 1, 2006 by glinda
If you are writing an essay, and in the title of your essay, you have the title of a novel, does the title of the novel have to be italicized? For example, if you were writing an essay (MLA format)titled A New Perspective on The Scarlet Letter, would The Scarlet Letter need to...
April 13, 2011 by Megan
how can i reword this sentence differently and better? it sounds wrong to me. In conclusion, The Scarlet Letter is a transcendentalist novel of the strength of individual character.
April 5, 2013 by Sarah
In Chapter 3 of The Scarlet Letter In describing the momentary revelation of the stranger's emotion, the narrator employs a. Allusion B. personification C. Simile D. Antithesis C. Hyperbole
January 14, 2015 by Amy
what is the total number of symbols that Hawthorne uses in The Scarlet Letter? You've asked an impossible question, since symbols can't be quantified. What one person sees as a symbol may be meaningless to another person. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. ...
August 16, 2007 by Anonymous
I have to answer some questions for my english class on the Scarlet Letter, can anyone help with any of these? 1. Chapter 13- What qualities of Hester's seem to be diminishing during these years of wearing the scarlet letter? What causes these changes? 2. Ch. 19- Give examples...
August 27, 2006 by mmmheartbreak
English 3 :/
I need serious help writing a thesis statement and body paragraphs and a conclusion paragraph with 2 quotes and a connotation of the quote for each quote for The Scarlet Letter. Please help!
December 13, 2012 by Cheyenne
My summer assignment includes the prompt: "What does the novel The Scarlet Letter say about the importance of one's personal culture?" How would I go about answering this? The question confuses me!!!
August 21, 2011 by Bubby
The Scarlet Letter- How does the reverend Mr. Wilson interpret the baby's response to Dimmesdale's entreaty? What significance do you think the baby's response may have?
October 17, 2010 by Andi
Identify and explain a rhetorical strategy used by hawthorne in order to build tension between Chillingworth and Prynne in chapter 4 of the scarlet letter. His choice of words represent suspense between the two. I don't know
December 11, 2016 by Aria
how can i write this sentence in a different way The Scarlet Letter was one of the first mass-produced books in the United States upon its release in 1850, and it received much praise and criticism for the novels supposed morbidity.
April 4, 2013 by Sarah
The scarlet letter- amer lit
I have to write an essay for english here is the topic: Identify the protagonist: The critic Randal Stewart has this is say about Hester and Dimmesdale: ..."But hester is not the protagonist,the chief actor,and the tragedy of the scarlet letter is not her tragedy but Arthur's...
October 9, 2010 by Roger
What does this sentence mean from the Scarlet Letter? Yet the taste of the age, demanding whatever was elaborate in compositions of this kind, did not fail to extend its influence over our stern progenitors, who had cast behind them so many fashions which it might seem harder ...
September 18, 2016 by Jake
Explain what the speaker's word choice shows us about puritans. " let us hope, to symbolize some sweet moral blossom that maybe found along the track, or relieve the darking close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow." From the scarlet letter chapter 1
November 30, 2016 by Emma
In the third scaffold scene of The Scarlet Letter, it is said that Dimmesdale regains his soul, Pearl gains humanity, Chillingworth loses his victim, and Hester loses her dreams. Can you please explain how the events take place in depth?
October 16, 2012 by Karissa
Biology - Genetics
What is the expected genotypes and phenotypes of F1 flies in the cross between virgin brown eyed female with scarlet males (genes for brown and scarlet eyes are on different autosomes)? I know that brown eyes and scarlet eyes are both recessive but I'm not sure what he ...
February 23, 2015 by Annie
English // The Scarlet Letter, Help!
For my AP English class I'll be taking next week when school starts, we needed to read THe Scarlet Letter over the summer and answer a bunch of questions from this packet. I'm stuck on #8, so I was wondering if you guys could help! 8. IN Ch.3 Hester refuses both the aide of ...
August 6, 2006 by Fabiola
Why does Hawthorne begin the story with a reflection about the need for a cemetery and a prison? I read the chapter 1 and dont know why the author begin the story like that. The book is called the scarlet letter and question pertains to the first chapter.
November 29, 2016 by Emma
English - The Scarlet Letter
I have two questions about the boook. I have AP work due within hours, and can't fiure out 2 questions in Chapters 5-8. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks! d. When Governor Bellingham demands to know what Hester can teach Pearl concerning the "truths of heaven and ...
June 16, 2007 by Cody
the scarlet letter genre
what kind of story, or genre, is the scarlet letter classified as? a. romantic comedy b. psychological romance c. action/adventure d. satire It's B right? I agree with you totally. I would have preferred historical romance, if the choice was offered. Historical fiction would ...
October 31, 2006 by Anonymous
the scarlet letter characters
Which characters in The Scarlet Letter are archetypal? Probably the main characters, but check the analyses of characters in these sites: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit http://http01.gradesaver.com/classicnotes/ =)
October 30, 2006 by Anonymous
This Question is in accordance to the book "The Scarlet Letter" Is Arthur Dimmesdale a remarkably strong character to have carried his burden of guilt for so many years? Or was he weak for not having the courage to confess? Given what we know about him, would he have been able...
November 7, 2012 by Jonas
Can you help me annotate this prompt? I don't know really how to do it? In the following passage from the scarlet letter the narrator describes Hester Pyrnne in her isolation from Puritan community. In a well organized essay, analyze the language and rhetorical devices the ...
February 6, 2015 by Jessica
I'm a 7 Letter Words, You Read me daily, My 5, 6, 7th Letter increases every Year. 3rd and 4th Letter are the Same. My 3rd, 2nd and 5th Letter Covers 75% of the World. What am i?.
October 6, 2012 by Tesa
Chapter 2 of the scarlet letter What does this tell you about the puritan people? "there appeared, in the first place, like a black shadow emerging into the sunshine, the grim and grisly presence of the town-beadle, with a sword by his side and his staff of office in his hand...
December 4, 2016 by Aria
Does the books: "The Scarlet Letter", "The minister’s Black Veil", and "Young Goodman Brown" correspond to the Pre-Civil/American culture??....if it even does, if not explain PLEASE!!!
October 23, 2010 by Attalah Higgs
Hawthorne uses a range of symbols in THE SCARLET LETTER. Develop a chart in which you list all the symbols Hawthorne uses, the literal meaning of the symbol, the symbolic meaning of the symbol, and a specific example from the novel of each of the symbols you listed
January 11, 2010 by amanda
1.How do the male characters treat, or talk about the female characters? 2.If the female characters had a power what kind will it be? Economical, Psychological, Social, Political , etc and Why? 3. Dimmesdale punishes himself because he wants redemption. I find what he is doing...
January 21, 2015 by JESSICA
The scarlet letter "dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam" "her beauty shone out, and made a halo of the misfortune and ignominy in which she was enveloped." Fine at least 2 phrases that describe the physical nature of Hester prynne. For...
December 1, 2016 by Aria
We are reading The Scarlet Letter in class and we have to take 2 pictures that represent an issue. The issue I have chosen is Definition of Family/Definition of Marriage. I'm just looking for things that I can take pictures of that could symbolize these things and how they ...
March 7, 2016 by Sara Stilinski
I am reading the Scarlet Letter and i have a question. What are Dimmesdale's and Hester's plans to avoid being exposed by Chillingworth? Another teacher may come online who can help you with this directly, but all I can do is refer you to Sparknotes: http://www.sparknotes.com/...
January 15, 2007 by dukegirl
Hawthorne uses dialogue in chapter 4 to help the reader better understand the personality traits of both chillingworth and hester prynne. For each character, select the two quotes that best display their personality traits. I read the original and translation of the text and ...
December 7, 2016 by Pam
what is a catchy topic for my essay based on this thesis statement? In Nathaniel Hawthorne's, The Scarlet Letter, it suggests that one must find their own internal strength and strive for individual redemption by applying the beliefs of transcendentalism and individualism to ...
March 27, 2013 by Sally
The Scarlet Letter
what does Hester mean when she asks Dimmesdale, "Wilt thou die for very weakness"? is she just asking him if he's willing to give up his life because of his weakness? what is his weakness, chillingworth?? Please help
January 30, 2010 by Anonymous
Solve this riddle :- my first letter is in chocolate but not in gram. My second letter is in cake and also in jam. My third letter in time table is easily found. My whole name is a friend who's often around. What am I?
December 12, 2015 by indhu
English 8R - Business Letter Assignment Help!
I have this assignment for my English class. We have to write a business letter to a someone, it can be famous or not. The best part is that we can actually send it to them. So I choose Obama. It's a two paragraph letter. The 1st paragraph, we have to introduce our selves and ...
September 8, 2012 by Laruen
I am working on a crossword puzzle involvin northern climes and the question I have is, what is the foreclosure of academic studies (sometimes associated with a blizzard). The word or phrase is 14 letters long and the 5th letter is and o the 8th letter is an l and the 14th ...
December 26, 2009 by none
can someone please help me with these two essay questions about the book the scarlet letter A. discuss how this novel is a story of isolation vs community by creating a thesis that what hawthorne is saying about this relationship. B. discuss how this is a novel about the ...
December 8, 2008 by fred
I have to write a paper on the Scarlet Letter and it says I have to list all symbols that the author uses, also including the literal meaning, the symbolic meaning, and give an example from the novel. I know a good many from reading the book, but I don't have all of them...I ...
February 21, 2007 by Anonymous
Im having a hard time starting my introduction for my essay. I already wrote my thesis statement which is: " In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s, The Scarlet Letter, it suggests that one must find their own internal strength and strive for individual redemption by applying the beliefs ...
April 2, 2013 by Sarah
Hello. Please help me with one more sentence. Is it possible in standard English to say "The letter will be prepared by 5" or is it "the letter will have been prepared by 5"? Thank you very much.
February 2, 2012 by Ilma
Analyze the prompt :In the following passage from The Scarlet Letter, the narrator describes Hester Prynne in her isolation from the Puritan community, In a well-organized essay, analyze the language and rhetorical devices the narrator uses to convey his attitude toward Hester...
February 7, 2015 by Amy
Scarlet-Camille needs three lengths of wood to finish a project. She needs one piece measuring 148 cm, one piece measuring 38 cm, and one piece measuring 42 cm. Every time Scarlet-Camille cuts a length of wood she loses 3 mm of wood. If Scarlet-Camille can only purchase lumber...
October 4, 2014 by Whitney
"A pure hand needs no glove to cover it." -Chapter XII "The Minister’s Vigil" This quote is spoken in The Scarlet Letter and i am having trouble interperting it. Is this quote relating to Hester and how she is not 'pure' because of commiting acts of adultery?
September 15, 2009 by Alex
Okay so I am reading the book The Scarlet Letter and it is like really boring, so far. I am about a chapter in and my homework is really hard! I have to read a sentence the packet gives me and interpret the darn thing. It's driving me insane because these things are really ...
June 2, 2009 by Cris
1)A two-figure number is written down at random. Find the probability that a)the number is greater than 44 b)the number is less than 100 2)A letter is picked at random from the english alphabet. Find the probability that a)the letter is a vowel (my answer=5/26) b)the letter ...
January 28, 2008 by Anonymous
p w s a f m l x copy the letter string above on a piece of paper. cross out the second and last letters. replace all vowels with the letter C. Insert an O before the second C. cross out the first and third letters. Double the second letter. which letter sequence remains on ...
March 12, 2013 by mary
English - The Scarlet Letter
I need some help. I don't really know the answer to one of our questions, so I'll ask here. This comes from Chapters 1-4. Please help if you can!Thanks! 6. How does the Reverend Mr. Wilson interpret the baby's response to Dimmesdale's entreaty? What signifigance do you think ...
June 16, 2007 by Cody
1. Who wrote this letter? Who is this letter for? Bora wrote this letter. This letter is for Ms. Kim. Bora wrote this letter to Ms. Kim her teacher from last year. (Are the two answers correct?) 2. Bora's school begins at 8:30 a.m. My school begins at 8:30 a.m. as well. ...
March 25, 2009 by John
Write an application letter in answer to the below. You may make up details but do not copy directly form sample letters in the study unit or any other source. Your letter should sound professional, but should also reflect something of your own personality. Remember that the ...
July 28, 2009 by millie
Is a recommendation memo and a recommendation letter the same thing? I have to write a recommendation letter for my english class and I thought about writing it on recommending someone to a university for a graduates program is that a good topic
February 23, 2009 by Jenny
Are the words "To Whom It May Cornern" all capitalized in a letter? Is that statement followed by a colon (:) or semi-colon (;)? Yes. But that is the last resort on a letter, it ought to be addressed to the person whom you intend to read it. To Whom It May Concern: This letter...
March 24, 2007 by Michelle
Well done! I think you have made good choices for Chillingworth's badge. I am suppose to create two badges for two characters in The Scarlet Letter. Two characters are Chillingworth and Dimmesdale. The badge is suppose to reveal something about each man's moral character, ...
November 1, 2006 by GuruBlue
Chapter 24 Scarlet letter Please tell me if these are correct or not The narrator characterizes Chillingworth by means of A. An allegory B.A Simile C.An allusion D.A metaphor E. An Anecdote I say D The narrator implies that the difference between hatred and love is primarily ...
February 1, 2015 by Jessica
8th Grade English
Basic Skills Survey???? I went on my school's website for 8th grade this what we be doing in september: English Diagnostic Basic Skills Survey Summer Reading Assessment Friendly Letter Review Business Letter i already know about the summer reading and friendly letter thing I ...
July 7, 2012 by Laruen