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Scarlet Letter Double Journal 1-3

  • Date Submitted: 12/05/2011 04:52 PM
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.) When the young woman--the mother of this child--stood fully revealed before the crowd,
It seemed to be her first impulse to clasp the infant closely to her bosom; not so much by
An impulse of motherly affection, as that she might thereby conceal a certain token, which
Was wrought or fastened into her dress. In a moment, however, wisely judging that one
Token of her shame would but poorly serve to hide another, she took the baby on her arm,
And with a burning blush, and yet a haughty smile, and a glance that would not be
Abashed, looked around at her townspeople and neighbours.
2.) A throng of bearded men, in sad-coloured garments and grey steeple-crowned hats, inter-
Mixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front
Of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with
Iron spikes.
3.) The young woman was tall, with a figure of perfect elegance on a large scale. She had
Dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam; and a face
Which, besides being beautiful from regularity of feature and richness of complexion, had
The impressiveness belonging to a marked brow and deep black eyes.
4.) “Prithee, friend, leave me alone with my patient,” said the practitioner. “Trust me, good jailer, you shall briefly have peace in your house; and, I promise you, Mistress Prynne shall hereafter be more amenable to just authority than may have found her before.”
1.) In this scene I chose to answer the question of how people and the environment reacts to events. Hester leaves from the jailhouse and the narrator describes the scene as all the townspeople stopping and staring as she walks through the town.   This is a perfect example of this because she is portrayed as the antagonist of the town because of her adulteress crimes.
2.) In this scene it shows how secrecy is showed in the prison and how the prison keeps in all secrets but doesn’t let any out at all. In a...

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