Reverend Dimmesdale In The Scarlet Letter

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In the Nathaniel Hawthorne’s, The Scarlet Letter, there are many characters that accept different fates. One of them is Reverend Dimmesdale. In the story, Dimmesdale commits a serious crime and sleeps with Hester Prynne and they have a baby. Fortunately for Dimmesdale, no one knows he is the father. He stays for strong for a while but because Hester takes 100% of the blame he begins to build a great amount of guilt for the rest of his life. Having guilt makes things worse especially when he is a reverend. Dimmesdale feels worse and worse and eventually starts putting himself through physical pain because of the sin he has committed. Dimmesdale’s ability to transform from a man of god to a sinner and back to a holy man proves that men can be

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