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Nathaniel Hawthorne Message Board 1/1/2012
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The Scarlet Letter
A 17th century young woman faces persecution in the puritanical Massachusetts Bay Colony for having a child with a man who is not her husband. The Scarlet Letter is Hawthorne's response to the oppressive reality to Puritan society. After discovering his ancestors actually took place in the witch hunts, Hawthorne wrote this expressive novel about a woman who simply wanted to live. Hester Prynne, a young girl given away by her parents to man nearing the wi...

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