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Can you name some literary devices in the scarlet letter that come from chapters 5-8?

 

allie o #275539
Nov 22, 2013 2:12 PM

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Can you name some literary devices in the scarlet letter that come from chapters 5-8?

I have the description of what Pearl is wearing on pg 92 as a symbol, and an allusion on to proverbs 13:24 on pg 83, i need one more. Imagery or anything with an explanation of why it is significant to the novel!

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jill d #170087
Nov 22, 2013 2:26 PM

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Metaphor

:"... poor little Pearl was a demon offspring..." (Chapter 6)

Source(s): The Scarlet Letter

 

jill d #170087
Nov 22, 2013 2:42 PM

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Foreshadowing:

"Mindful however, of her own errors and misfortunes, she early sought to impose a tender but strict control over the infant… " (Chapter 6)
 

allie o #275539
Nov 22, 2013 3:07 PM

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what would that be foreshadowing?
 

jill d #170087
Nov 22, 2013 3:12 PM

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Pearl's independence.
 

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