The Scarlet Letter Journal Entries
The Scarlet Letter project # 1– Chapter 2, pages 6-7: I utilized the Visualize the Scene classification. I can see Hester Prynne emerging from the prison. I can see that she is ladylike, high, and beautiful. I can see her in a beautiful dress with the A embroidered on it strolling through the crowd with her head held high and a baby in her arms. # 2– Chapter 3, pages 13-16: I utilized the Ask a Concern classification. Who is this man who has come into the town with the Indian? Why does he question a townsman about Hester Prynne?
Why is one shoulder greater than the other? Why does he point out that heathens held him versus his will? Who are the heathens? # 3– Chapter 4– pages 26-27: I utilized the Clarify Something category. Oh, I get it! This complete stranger who has entered into town is Hester Prynne’s husband! He has remained in the wilderness where he discovered some medical practices from the Indians who were holding him versus his will. They had a loveless marital relationship and he was much older than her and had a deformity. 4– Chapter 5– page 34-35: I utilized the Clarify Something classification. Now I comprehend that Hester Prynne was allowed to provide embroidered short articles for important people which her needlework was on screen on the clothing of the Guv, children, and dead people. On the other hand, she was never been asked to embroider a veil for a bride due to the fact that of the nature of her sin. # 5– Chapter 6, pages 43-44: I utilized the Clarify Something category. This part is actually stating that Pearl was strong-minded and wild perky.
Hester did not discipline Pearl like other moms and dads of that time period. Hester did not utilize the “rod” to discipline Pearl as a “wholesome routine for the development and promo of all childish virtues.” Hester stepped aside and let Pearl be her own individual. # 6– Chapter 7, pages 56-57: I utilized the Make a Connection category. I understand that Hester and Pearl’s images were misshaped in their reflection in the sleek armor. Hester’s “A” is her prominent feature and the rest of her is small. Pearl also has a distorted image in her reflection. This advises me of the mirrors and labyrinths at carnivals where your image is distorted to make you look larger or smaller sized.) # 7– Chapter 8, pages 64-65. I utilized the Make a Connection classification. I understand that the Reverend Dimmesdale is stating that Pearl ought to stay with Hester since she is a continuous suggestion of her sin. It is in Hester’s benefit to raise Pearl to be exemplary because this is how they both will get to paradise. # 8– Chapter 9, pages 70-75. I utilized the Make a Prediction category.
I question if there is any connection between Roger Chillingsworth being a man of Science and the Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale being a guy of God. It is odd that these two males of 2 really various schools of idea would end up being such buddies. # 9– Chapter 10, pages 83-84. I used the Make an Evaluative Comment classification. I believe that it is ironic that Roger Chillingsworth is speaking about the burden of hiding tricks when he himself is concealing a trick. Despite the fact that Chillingsworth mentions that concealing is taxing on the soul, he states, “Yet some males bury their tricks hence. “