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The Scarlet Letter Forgiven

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In the book The Scarlet Letter, Hester is forgiven.She was cursed and was made fun of because of the “A” on her chest. “Those first steps out of the prison may have been a greater torture than the elaborate public humiliation described before, when the entire town gathered to point its fingers at her.” Hester had been able to take off the letter if she wished. “ She undid the clasps that fastened the Scarlet Letter.” Hester’s true self had been shown when she had taken the A that had been placed upon her chest off. Nathaniel Hawthorne says “ she undid the clasps that fastened the Scarlet Letter.”

Hester's true beautiful self been shown to the world again after being locked away because of the scarlet letter. “Her sex, her youth and the richness
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