The Scarlet Letter

(the market place)who is in front of the prison? What is their mood?

Chapter 2

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The crowd in front of the jail is a mixture of men and women, all maintaining severe looks of disapproval while anitcipating Hester's arrival on the scaffold. The group has assembled to watch her public punishment for the sin of adultery.