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1

how does dimmesdale react to the news that hester says she will run away with him

he is pretty happy and surprised

2

is the narrator surprised at hester's decision

nope

3

what has hester been wandering for seven years

moral wilderness

4

hester has been _____ to leave the community for seven years but ______ hasn't

preparing
Dimmesdale

5

what does hester take off

the scarlet letter

6

where does she throw it

the forest floor

7

what happens when she takes off the scarlet letter

everyone celebrates
birds sing
sun comes out
nature blesses them

8

what does the narrator say about hester taking off the scarlet letter

philosophizing that untamed Nature will bless people's freedom from society's laws.

9

what is pearl wearing when hester calls her

twigs and flowers

10

what do hester and dimmesdale talk about when pearl walks up to them

Pearl walks up, and her parents talk about how she (1) looks like both of them, (2) also looks like a fairy, and (3) is the "visible tie" that binds them together.

11

pearl tells dimmesdale to ____ down because she doesn't _____

calm down
like emotion

12

what does hester promise dimmesdale

that this child will like you

13

where is pearl standing

on the other side of the brook

14

because pearl is standing on the other side of the brook, how does hester feel

feel separated

15

what does the narrator say for the reason for the feeling of separation between hester and pearl

it's Hester's fault, because she admitted another person to the intimate circle that had always been made up of only mother and child.

16

pearl feels ______ looking at her parents

lost

17

because he is freaking out, Dimmesdale tells pearl to ____

hurry

18

after dimmesdale tells pearl to hurry, what does pearl do

throws a temper tantrum

19

how does hester try to solve pearl's tantrum

Hester thinks the solution is to tell Pearl to bring her the scarlet letter, which is lying on the ground nearby.

20

what is pearl's reply to her mother when hester asks for the scarlet letter

Get it yourself, says Pearl.

21

what is hester's reaction to pearl's sassy answer

Actually, says Hester, that's a good idea; she'd better keep wearing it until they leave the village.

22

when hester puts back on the symbol and covers her hair, what does pearl do

Symbol back on and hair back in her cap, she's the same old sinning Hester, and Pearl finally comes over and kisses her—and kisses the letter.

23

what does pearl dimmesdale at the end of chapter 19

Pearl asks if Dimmesdale will hold their hands as they walk back to the village.

24

what is dimmesdale's reply to pear at the end of the chapter

he refuses and then bends down to kiss her

25

what does pearl do with dimmesdale's kiss

she runs to the brook to wash it off.

26

names of chapter 18 and 19

A flood of sunshine
the child at the brook-side

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