Themes in the Scarlet Letter
A Coggle Diagram about Guilt- Guilt can effect a person physically,emotionaly,and/or socially ., Dimmesdale begins to abuse himself physically, he whips himself with a whip, scrourches himself with a whip. (Xl, 8), ¨ Day after day she looked fearfully into the child´s expanded nature, ever dreding to detect some dark and wild peculiarity that should correspond with the qualities to which she owed her being¨, ¨Thow must know Pearl¨ said she. ¨cur little Pearl thow hast seen her--yes¨ (XVll,15), "His form grew enourmous; his voice through still rich and sweet, had a certain metancholy prophecy of desire in it, he was then observed, on any slight alarm or other sudden anxident, to push his hand over his heart with first a dush and thea a paleness, indicative of pain¨ (Vl,3), Hester knew her doing was wrong , but she had not accepted it yet, she would fell better if she did., ¨God, as a direct consequence of the sin wich man thus punished, had gives her a lovely child¨ (Vl,1), Her consequences for her sins is her being marked with the the Scarlet Letter. , Work Cited ( (Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 1850; )) and sin- A person must atone for his/her sins.