The Scarlet Letter

13. What causes Roger to have a "wild look of wonder, joy, and horror"?

chapters 8-10

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Chillingworth goes to Dimmesdale while he is sleeping (they are basically living together) and pulls is shirt aside. What he sees on the minister's chest causes him to feel great joy; the reader, however, is kept in the dark as to what exactly he sees, thus building suspense for the next chapter.