The Scarlet Letter
The Whole Shebang
It begins with Hester being released from prison so everyone can see the A while she was standing on the scaffold. While on the scaffold she holds her daughter Pearl who was born in prison. The judge wants Hester to reveal who Pearls father is but Hester refuses to tell his identity. Her husband arrives in the parade but he visits before her release from prison and tells her not to tell anyone he is in town, and this is all apart of his plan to get revenge. Later he tells everyone in town he is a physician and takes the fake name Roger Chillingworth. When he realizes that Dimmesdale the minister he stays close to him for seven days.
Years goes by and the minister is afraid to admit his sin publicly and the guilt killing him. Hester sees her husband as evil for all the wrong he has done to Dimmesdale. So she releases Chillingworth's real identity to Dimmesdale and they make a plan to leave Boston to go to England where they can hide and start a new life. They never get to live this plan as later on Dimmesdale reveal to everyone he has sinned showing the A he carved on his chest. He finds peace and Pearl gives him a kiss but he dies.
A year later Chillingworth dies and he leaves all his property and money to Pearl. Hester soon is respected by the people and her A stands for Able. Her and Pearl finally move away but later Hester returns and willingly wears the A for the rest of her life. When she dies she is buried near the minister where they share a gravestone. On it there is the Scarlet Letter A over a black background and Hester becomes a legend.
The Main Characters
-Able -outcast -sinner -The scarlet Letter A
-Minister -Sinner -Prideful -Pearl's Father
-Outcast -Result of sin -Daughter of Hester -Smarter than what most think