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Question

Read this line from the passage:
That, and thy repentance, may avail to take the scarlet letter of thy breast
Which theme of the story does the scarlet letter symbolize?
A.suffering
B.murder
C.shame
D.sacrifice

2 Answer

  • so this is from previous knowledge of what a scarlet letter is....
    it is an equivalent to shame
    if i said that my guitar playing is a scarlet letter id be saying that i am ashamed of my guitar playing.

    hope this helps.
  • The correct answer is C) the scarlet letter symbolizes Hester's shame. She wore it on her breast because she wanted everyone to see her shame for running away from her husband and cheating on him.
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