The Scarlet Letter

“He has done me a worse wrong than I have done him” Explain.

Scarlet Letter Chapter 15 (XV) Hester and Pearl

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Hester means that Chillingworth has done worse to her than she has ever done to him. Hester simply fell in love outside of her marriage with a nasty old and boring man. Chillingworth means to bring the demise of Hester and everybody she cares about.