'The Scarlet Letter' Quiz

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Hester Prynne and Pearl at the stocks, an engraved illustration from an 1878 edition
Engraved illustration of Hester Prynne at the stocks. The illustration, by Mary Hallock Foote, comes from the 1878 edition of The Scarlet Letter. Public Domain

1. Who is the narrator of the novel?

2. Why is Hester sent to prison and forced to wear the scarlet letter "A"?

3. What does Hester do after being released from prison?

4. Which two characters represent the difference between religious and scientific beliefs?

5. Who is the father of Hester Prynne's daughter?

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