The Scarlet Letter

Hawthorne came from a long line of Puritans (one of his forefathers was a judge during the Salem witch trials), and Puritan beliefs about subjects like guilt, repression, original sin, and discipline inform the book on every level. What is your impression

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Check out the link below. Your entire question did not come through, but I believe you're asking about Hawthorne's history and beliefs in this question. If you have any further, specific questions, feel free to ask.