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McEntyre applies this passage to the opening scene of The Scarlet Letter, in which Hester, emerging from prison, is accosted by a hostile group of women who seem quick to judge.
The psychological and physical anguish suffered by the adulterous minister Dimmesdale in The Scarlet Letter illustrates the progress of this affliction, the result of a "strange sympathy betwixt soul and body" (115).
The tragedy of The Scarlet Letter and Madame Bovary, among countless other tales of loose women and cheating wives, addresses universal notions of female sexuality and fidelity.
The twelve essays included here discuss Hawthorne's time in Concord with transcendentalists and utopian idealists, his work as a cultural theorist, his role in defining American masculinity, his involvement in the women's 'emancipation', the author's use of the sketch in his last published work, his view of American history and national identity and then of childhood and four essays discussing The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance and The Marble Faun.
The 22nd in our collection of 25 great family reads is Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter.
Most readers will recall the infamous red A of Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel, but as Steven Heller pointed out, "The Scarlet Letter is not the only scarlet letter" (The Education of an Illustrator).
Doctors huddle, and if they don't like what you've said, you get the medical equivalent of a scarlet letter.
He digitized such classic books as Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, making them text-searchable, and then went a step further, embedding the hypertext with links to maps, pictures, references, and other elements that could bring 17th-century New England to life for 21st-century readers.
This time, the objectives of the meeting were to assess progress on the Scarlet Letter Network, discuss Likhaan's abortion research findings and implications on the strategies and issues regarding abortion.
Influences: Punk rock, politics, surfing, baseball, popular culture, cartoons and comics, Gumby, the Bible, film noir, Herman Melville, Allen Ginsberg, The Scarlet Letter, Francisco de Goya, James McNeill Whistler, Charles Baudelaire, R.
The blue dot on my name tag could easily have been a scarlet letter.
She regards his best work the stories, "The Maypole of Merry Mount," "Young Goodman Brown," "My Kinsman Major Molineux," and "The Snow Image," and the novels The Scarlet Letter and The Blithedale Romance as dramatic poems.
Bob Edgar of NCC says the group earned its scarlet letter from conservatives 50 years ago, when it translated the Bible from the original Hebrew and Greek and helped to foster the idea of stewardship, rather than dominion, over the Earth.
No longer simply the nation's most accomplished homemaker, she may have been forever branded with a scarlet letter -- in this case a "C" for CEO.