The Scarlet Letter

the personification of the sunshine contributes to the passages of chapter 16 of the scarlett letter primarily by?

a. underscoring the puritan concept of sin

b. highlighting contrast between hester and pearl

c. providing a contrast to the non-personified clouds and breeze

d. heightening the expectation of the minister's appearance

e. evoking the reader's sympathy for pearl

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B. Pearl continuously reminds Hester that she must wear the scarlet letter. Their trip to the forest has Hester removing the A, but Pearl makes her put it back on. She tells her mother that "the sunshine does not love you. It runs away and hides itself, because it is afraid of something on your bosom" (Chapter 16).

From this we can see that Pearl is marking the difference between them.


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