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Chapters 1-4 Scarlet Letter - of the jailhouse that there...

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Aaron Kravitz Ms . Seibel Honors English 3 September 1, 2009 Chapters 1-4 The story unfolds in a jailhouse . The narrator dictates the looks of the jailhouse in the first chapter . Beside the jailhouse lies a strange rosebush which “it may serve, let us hope, to symbolize some sweet moral blossom, that may be found along the track, or relieve the darkening close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow” (Hawthorn 46) . This reminds the people
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Unformatted text preview: of the jailhouse that there is some hope . The city in which the chapter takes place is Boston, Massachusetts on prison lane . During the time, the Puritans made up the majority of the people and because of this, there was a strict discipline conducted for many wrongdoings . This is how Hester gets the SCARLET LETTER . She is paraded through the marketplace with this mark of shame that she now bears on her chest ....
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