Flashcards in the scarlet letter chapter 18 and 19 notes Deck (26):
how does dimmesdale react to the news that hester says she will run away with him
he is pretty happy and surprised
is the narrator surprised at hester's decision
what has hester been wandering for seven years
hester has been _____ to leave the community for seven years but ______ hasn't
what does hester take off
the scarlet letter
where does she throw it
the forest floor
what happens when she takes off the scarlet letter
sun comes out
nature blesses them
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.
what is pearl wearing when hester calls her
twigs and flowers
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.
pearl tells dimmesdale to ____ down because she doesn't _____
what does hester promise dimmesdale
that this child will like you
where is pearl standing
on the other side of the brook
because pearl is standing on the other side of the brook, how does hester feel
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.
pearl feels ______ looking at her parents
because he is freaking out, Dimmesdale tells pearl to ____
after dimmesdale tells pearl to hurry, what does pearl do
throws a temper tantrum
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.
what is pearl's reply to her mother when hester asks for the scarlet letter
Get it yourself, says Pearl.
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.
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.
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.
what is dimmesdale's reply to pear at the end of the chapter
he refuses and then bends down to kiss her
what does pearl do with dimmesdale's kiss
she runs to the brook to wash it off.