Hester Prynne As An Outcast Of Society

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The plot of the Scarlet letter circles around the act of one woman, Hester Prynne. Multiple conflicts arise as a result of her adultery with an unknown man in her community. Therefore, Hester has to face her community - along with her newborn child - as an outcast of her society. After spending about a year in prison awaiting the birth of her child, Hester has to face her true punishment of wearing the scarlet letter. Along with the punishment of the scarlet letter, Hester walks across town and stands at the scaffold only to be stared down by her society. When Hester is alone with her thoughts she becomes conflicted with herself as she reflects on what she believes in and the consequences of her actions. Furthermore, Hester is able to slowly
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