Flashcards in scarlet letter chapters 1-5 Deck (19):
what is a beadle
what does the rosebush symbolize
some sweet moral blossom
where is hester punished
how long is hester punished
why is hester compared to the divine maternity
the divine maternity is Mary holding the baby Jesus.
To show contrast.
Places Hester as a heroine
what is one major example of irony so far
Verbal- These good people, talking about the puritans
who is the father
Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale
who is the husband
Physician Roger Chillingworth
how does hester earn a living?
is hester required to stay in boston after she is released?
no, but she stays there anyway
puritan time, boston
names of chapters 1-5
the prison door
the market place
hester at her needle
who does hester love
does hester love the man she married?
who went missing for 2 years
why does chillingworth take some of the blame for hester's folly
Chillingworth should have known better than to imprison a youthful beauty like Hester in a marriage to an elderly, misshapen man.
roger wants to keep his identity as the husband a secret, does hester agree
what has hester not sewn before for anybody
a wedding gown (staining the bride's purity)