Flashcards in scarlet letter notes for chapters 6-9 Deck (30):
what is hester taking to the governor's house
a pair of gloves she has fringed and embroidered
what is hester's intent on her trip to the governor's house
see if the town leaders are going to take pearl away from her
pearl looks life an _____ in the mirror
what is the governor's name
governor richard bellingham
who is with the governor
reverends john wilson and arthur dimmesdale and physician roger chillingworth
how does hester argue that they shouldn't take pearl away
by saying all that she has learned from wearing the scarlet letter
The letter teaches her all the time the lessons she needs to impart on her child
reverend wilson asks what question to pearl
who made thee
how does pearl answer
Pearl knows the answer, but, since she wants to be difficult, she says that her mother plucked her off one of the wild rose bushes that grew by the prison door.
how does hester react to pearls answer
Hester grabs her child and tells the Governor that God gave Pearl to her—Pearl is her happiness and torture, all wrapped in one.
what does hester threaten to do
what does dimmesdale say about the child and hester
pearl will be hester's salvation
how does dimmesdale respond to pearl when she walks over to him
kisses her on the forehead
hester is invited by who to what kind of party
governor bellinham's sister invites her to a party held in honor of the black man
what will happen to governor bellinham's sister a few years later
executed as a witch
does hester accept the party invite
chillingworth combines knowledge of what
American Indian herbal medicine and British medicine.
what is a doctor called in this time
what is wrong with dimmesdale
Dimmesdale's isn't looking too good, probably because he studies too hard and is a wee bit overly devoted to God.
He's thin, tired, and depressed, and often observed to put his hand over his heart, as if he is in pain.
what does roger suggest
living together so he could assist dimmesdale's health
what does the congregation think of roger's suggestion
sounds like the hand of god
what do the doubters think of roger's suggestion
These doubters feel that Chillingworth has changed since he first came to town. At first, he had appeared like scholar, but now there was something "ugly and evil in his face" (9.17).
In fact, some people start to think that Dimmesdale is being haunted and hunted by Satan himself in the guise of Chillingworth.
names of chapter 6-9
The governors Hall
The Elf-Child and the Minister
around how many years have passed before and during the course of these chapters
chillingworth starts to take on more ______ features
hester's argument that dimmesdale should back her to keep pearl
Speak thou for me!’ cried she. ‘Thou wast
my pastor, and hadst charge of my soul, and knowest me
better than these men can. I will not lose the child! Speak
for me! Thou knowest—for thou hast sympathies which
these men lack—thou knowest what is in my heart, and
what are a mother’s rights, and how much the stronger
they are when that mother has but her child and the
scarlet letter! Look thou to it! I will not lose the child!
Look to it!’
quote where roger finds out dimmesdale is the husband
You speak, my friend, with a strange earnestness"
governor bellinham's sister name
why does roger take the name chillingworth instead of Prynne
to keep his identity a secret
a period of keeping awake during the time usually spent asleep, especially to keep watch or pray.