Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter: Jealousy

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In the book, The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the character Roger Chillingworth is portrayed as a dark and mysterious person whom no one knows his identity except for his wife Hester Prynne. When he arrives in the Puritan colony after being captured by natives, Chillingworth finds his wife standing on a scaffold with the letter A on her chest. He discovers that his wife has committed adultery and has to bear the scarlet letter on her chest for the rest of her life. He is enraged by this and sets out to find her lover who would not show himself and face his punishment. In The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne strengthens the theme of jealousy through Chillingworth. Chillingworth, an alchemist and a physician, who shows the theme of jealousy
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