Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

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In the trial between Hester Prynne, Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, and Roger Chillingworth, I played the role of the bailiff and juror. As the bailiff I swore in the witnesses, who also served as the defendants, and protected the judge. As a juror, I took notes on the trial, rendered verdicts, and handed down punishments.
I believe that the most guilty defendant was Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale. In Chapter 23 of The Scarlet Letter, Dimmesdale admits to being an adulterer. I believe that committing adultery and hiding it is unacceptable. Not only that, but he was the most respected preacher on the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Also, his defense team was unconvincing. In Puritan law, adultery is punishable by death. Dimmesdale was to burn at the stake
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