April 19_Mon._Scarlet Letter Article Review

April 19_Mon._Scarlet Letter Article Review - AmericanLit....

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American Lit. 19 April 2010_Mon . the novel starts in the scaffold, and ends in the scaffold, and the big turning point is in the  scaffold: 3x - the specific relevance of the article to the Scarlet Letter? -the 3 levels of mind interacting together…this was the max. # of states we can keep track w/out  it getting complex. -Why does that interest us in particular?   The Love Triangle …is he/she attracted to me or someone else? These things are true to life.  It’s easier for us to follow 3 mental states, and Hawthorne uses this  Triangle structure over and over; interactions w/ the characters (love), the scaffold structure…. -Why is it difficult to follow more than 2 or 3 people?  It’s more complex.  A satisfying level of  complexity in a novel, too much complexity (Virginia Wolf: not taught as much b/c of this, too  complex)   _________________________________________________________________________ Psychological Concept of Projection and ScapeGoating
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course AMERICAN L 101 taught by Professor Erinsledd during the Spring '10 term at SPSU.

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