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Study Guide

Context

32 Videos
  • Context
  • Characters
  • Plot Summary
  • Introduction | The Custom House
  • Chapter 1 | The Prison-Door
  • Chapter 2 | The Market-Place
  • Chapter 3 | The Recognition
  • Chapter 4 | The Interview
  • Chapter 5 | Hester at Her Needle
  • Chapter 6 | Pearl
  • Chapter 7 | The Governor's Hall
  • Chapter 8 | The Elf-Child and the Minister
  • Chapter 9 | The Leech
  • Chapter 10 | The Leech and His Patient
  • Chapter 11 | The Interior of a Heart
  • Chapter 12 | The Minister's Vigil
  • Chapter 13 | Another View of Hester
  • Chapter 14 | Hester and the Physician
  • Chapter 15 | Hester and Pearl
  • Chapter 16 | Forest Walk
  • Chapter 17 | The Pastor and His Parishioner
  • Chapter 18 | A Flood of Sunshine
  • Chapter 19 | The Child at the Brookside
  • Chapter 20 | The Minister In a Maze
  • Chapter 21 | The New England Holiday
  • Chapter 22 | The Procession
  • Chapter 23 | The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter
  • Chapter 24 | Conclusion
  • Symbols
  • Themes
  • Author Biography
  • Things You Didn't Know
Video Description

Learn about the historical and cultural context surrounding Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter with Course Hero's video study guide.