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What unwelcome news does Hester receive from the ship's captain? What is her reaction?

 

yalim v #236023
Mar 28, 2012 12:29 PM

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What unwelcome news does Hester receive from the ship's captain? What is her reaction?

Chapters 19-21

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Aslan
Mar 28, 2012 12:30 PM

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"When Hester sees Chillingworth talking to the ship captain, she has an uneasy feeling. When the captain makes a point of telling her that Chillingworth will be sailing with them to Bristol, she is devastated. Chillingworth obviously knows of the secret plans that she and Dimmesdale have made, for he looks at Hester and smiles knowingly."

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Mar 28, 2012 12:31 PM

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"When Hester sees Chillingworth talking to the ship captain, she has an uneasy feeling. When the captain makes a point of telling her that Chillingworth will be sailing with them to Bristol, she is devastated. Chillingworth obviously knows of the secret plans that she and Dimmesdale have made, for he looks at Hester and smiles knowingly."

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