Analysis Of Hester And Minster 's ' The Scarlett Letter '

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We as human beings know from a young age the difference between right and wrong. We also know that the choices we make have consequences. In the book The Scarlett Letter there are two characters, Hester and Minster Dimmesdale who both made wrong choices. They both dealt with the consequences of their actions differently. While one accepted the wrong choices that were made; the other hides it and never really accepted punishment for what they did. In this paper I will continue to talk about Hester and Minster Dimmesdale and their wrong choices but I will discuss their punishment they received and what they could have received from making those wrong choices. I will also talk about how society today sees adultery and give an example of someone who choose to make the same wrong choice and how that affect them. The wrong choice that Hester and Minster Dimmesdale choose was one that is a sin. That sin is not to commit adultery. Adultery is voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not his or her spouse. In the bible it says” The penalty is death for both guilty parties: "And the man that committeth adultery with another man 's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbor 's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death" (Leviticus 20:10) Minister Dimmesdale made more wrong choices then Hester he shouldn’t have taken advantage of her in my eyes. She went to him for help seeing how she was in a new place all by

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