Keeping Secrets: Direct Effect On The Mind

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Amira Purnell November 6, 2017
Dr. Loonam English IV
Scarlet Letter FLE
In the Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne comments on how keeping secrets has direct effect on the mind. When Hester Prynne accepts and embraces her sin, the act of adultery, she is able to grow and find happiness. When the reader is first introduced to Hester, she is standing on the scaffold and being scorned by the onlookers from the town. As the novel continues, Hester begins to flourish in the town and slowly becomes reaccepted into society. Arthur Dimmesdale, a highly regarded
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