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Hester Prynne And Dimmesdale In The Scarlet Letter

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I think Hester Prynne and Reverend Dimmesdale shall not be forgiven because of their faulty sins. They both committed the sin of adultery and they both tried to flee their problems without confessions, which is unforgivable.

Hester and Dimmesdale had committed adultery and that is a sin. Under the commandments of God adultery is a sin. “ It was so artistically done, and with so much fertility and gorgeous luxuriance of fancy… “(50). In Puritan society, adultery was seen as something the community and two people shared so the adulterer was exposed. Hester Prynne also doesn’t admit to committing adultery. “ I will not speak!... And my child must seek a Heavenly Father ; she shall never know an earthly one “ (65). Hester yells at the crowd
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