the scarlet letter

why, according to nathaniel hawthorne, were there few physicians in boston?


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Be sure to read the section called Revolutionary Era.

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Another place to check would be the beginning of Chapter 9, The Leech


does anyone know where i can get a modern day translatin of the scarlet letter? one that's easy to understand?


The Puritans in Boston attraced few educated men to join them. The zeal the Puritans felt and expressed had little attraction to the medical profession, and amongst the Puritans, few doctors existed.

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