Flashcards in scarlet letter notes for chapter 12 and 13 Deck (31):
where does Dimmesdale go
he goes to the scaffold
what does dimmesdale do at the scaffold
stands and waits there, waiting for people to show up and throw stuff at him
dimmesdale shrieks and wakes who
bellingham and mistress hibbins
who does dimmesdale see approaching him at the scaffold
where is wilson coing from
the deatbed of governor Winthrop
how does wilson look
holy and saint like with the glow of the lamp like a halo surrounding him
what does dimmesdale do on the scaffold after imagining what people would do if they saw him there
who laughs back at dimmesdale
why are pearl and hester here
they are on the way back from governor Winthrop's house because Hester has just measured the body so she can make a burial robe
dimmesdale and hester are both on the scaffold and become connected by ____
pearl, each holding one of her hands
what does dimmesdale reply to pearl's question of "will he stand with her and her mother tomorrow at noon"
No- but I will stand with you on judgment day
what happens after dimmesdale says that he will join them on judgment day
bright light on the horizon
what does pearl point to
An immense letter A marked out in red light
who appears after the letter A appears
during pearl and dimmesdale's squabble what does pearl say
you suck for not promising to stand here with me and my mom
at the end of chapter 12, what kind of sermon does dimmesdale give
a very good one
what does the sexton hand dimmesdale
a glove, dimmesdale's glove
what does the sexton say about the glove
says that the black man must have dropped it on the scaffold
what does the sexton say about the letter a in the sky last night
a portent of the death of governor Winthrop, surely now an Angel
what is hester shocked about dimmesdale
about how bad he looks
what does hester realize about the night on the scaffold
She realizes that he was appealing to her that night on the scaffolding to protect him from his enemy, from Roger Chillingworth.
what does hester decide to do
decides that she should help him, despite the fact that he has done literally nothing for her for the past seven years.
how old is pearl in chapter 13
how do the townspeople feel toward hester now
developed a grudging respect
how has hester been since the adultery
she's been pure inwardly and outwardly even since that little adultery thing.
what have people started saying about the scarlet letter now
"Hey, maybe the A stands for Able"; or, "Maybe the scarlet letter actually means that she's holy."
what does hester believe the truth to be about the scarlet letter
Hester knows the truth: the "A" has hardened her against ever feeling passion or affection again. Apparently passion and affection are crucial components of womanhood, because this means that she's no longer a woman.
what does hester think might be a solution to her problems
Sometimes, she even wonders if it's worth being alive. Maybe it would be better to send Pearl to Heaven immediately, and follow herself?
what does the narrator say about hester's suicide thought
the narrator says, the fact that she thought about it at all means that the scarlet letter hasn't done the work it was supposed to do.
when does hester get the chance to help dimmesdale
when she runs into Chillingworth in an isolated part of the peninsula while she's out walking with Pearl.