The Scarlet Letter

Quotes : Explain the significance of the following quote. Where appropriate identify the speaker or who is spoken to.

“It may serve, let us hope, to symbolize some sweet moral blossom that may be found along the track, or relieve the darkening close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow.”

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This quote speaks to human frailty and sorrow, and the way people are looked down upon in the community for even the smallest of sins or infraction frowned upon by the church. For one person the reminder might be sweet...... far another it might be a darkening shadow cast upon their life.