Is It Better To Keep The Secret In Scarlet Letter

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Sometimes it is okay to keep secrets, other times it is best to let the secret out and tell someone. The best times to reveal a secret is when someone is in danger, if the it a serious matter, if you are in danger yourself, if there is illegal activity involved, or if it can bring harm to the public. In the Novel "The Scarlet Letter" Hester gets into trouble and keeps adding on when she keeps a huge secret from the people in the town. She already has done something illegal but she still keeps the child's father a secret. Hester also is keeping the big secret to herself so she can keep her family together. She thought that her baby could be taken away from her. Hester knew it would be for the better to keep this secret instead of revealing it.

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