Scarlett Letter paper - Many of the characters in The...

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Many of the characters in The Scarlet Letter change over the course of the novel. Some of them change for the good, while some change for the bad. Two of the main characters, Roger Chillingworth and Pearl, change during the novel. Roger Chillingworth changes for the bad, becoming evil and manipulative, while Pearl changes for the good, becoming pretty, and nice instead of evil. In the beginning of the novel Roger Chillingworth moves to the small town. Nobody really knows anything about him besides that he is a physician. However he is very kind and just curious as to what is going on with this young woman, Hester Prynne. However later in the novel he moves into a house with Arthur Dimmesdale. Here is when we tell how much Chillingworth has change. “With what a ghastly rapture, as it were, too mighty to be expressed only by the eye and features, and therefore bursting itself even riotously manifest by the extravagant gestures with which he threw up his arms towards the ceiling, and stamped his foot upon the floor! Had a man seen old Roger
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Simon during the Spring '06 term at Tri - County Technical College.

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