Characters in "The Scarlet Letter"
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The paper discusses the main characters in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter".
From the Paper:"The character of Arthur Dimmesdale, the adulteress minister in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter" is one whose public personae and private life are contradictory. Although he is the father of Hester Prynne's illegitimate child, he never acknowledges this in public. Indeed, when the governor is determined to declare Hester unfit and remove her daughter Pearl from her care, it is Pearl's father who successfully changes the governor's mind. He does not acknowledge his own adultery and allows Hester to suffer..."
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