The Scarlet Letter

From what poinnt of view is the story told? What tone is set fromthe beginnig by the use of these symbols?

Ch.1: The Prison-Door

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The narrator is omniscient

Oh sorry, the tone certainly distances us from the proceedings. The tone is rather proper lending an element of coldness to the prison scene that we witness. We also get a glimpse into the rather hypocritical and sanctimonious headspace of many of the Puritans.