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Chapters 18-19 Scarlet Letter

Chapters 18-19 Scarlet Letter - people that change is not...

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Aaron Kravitz Ms. Seibel Honors English 3 September 12, 2009 Chapters 18 – 19 Many connections can be made to contemporary society. Pearl does not recognize change. She “will not abide any, the slightest, change in the accustomed aspect of things that are daily before their eyes” (Hawthorne 192). Her mother seems unrecognizable without her scarlet letter. In contemporary society, one acts the same way. People dislike change. The world teaches
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Unformatted text preview: people that change is not good. Change in society, change in climate, and change in economy are all looked down upon. Hawthorne teaches that one should embrace change, and remember that all the underlying features are the same, only something externally has changed. This is what Pearl notices is lacking on Hester’s chest. She resists the change, although the underlying features are the same....
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