The Scarlet Letter

Describe the discussion between Chillingworth and Dimmesdale about revealing secrets and taking them to the grave.

Chapters 8-10

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Chillingworth engages the minister in a conversation about why men keep secrets in their hearts rather than revealing them immediately. Dimmesdale clutches his breast and struggles to avoid directly answering the questions Chillingworth poses.