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Identify Hester Prynne, Pearl, Rev. Mr Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth.

 

lisa n #172055
Mar 02, 2011 7:10 PM

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Identify Hester Prynne, Pearl, Rev. Mr Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingworth.

From the novel The Scarlet Letter

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Aslan
May 20, 2011 12:00 AM

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Hester Prynne- Hester Prynne, the protagonist of the novel, is the mother of Pearl. She must wear the scarlet letter A on her body as punishment for her adulterous affair with Arthur Dimmesdale, the town minister.

Pearl- Hester's daughter.

Rev. Dimmesdale - Arthur Dimmesdale is a respected minister in Boston and the father of Pearl. While Hester waited for her husband to arrive from Amsterdam, she met Dimmesdale and had an adulterous affair with him, which led to the birth of their daughter.

Roger Chillingworth- Hester's husband from the Netherlands. Chillingworth arrives in Boston on the day that Hester is publicly shamed and forced to wear the scarlet letter. He vows revenge on the father of Pearl.

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Aslan
May 20, 2011 12:01 AM

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