Textbook Title: The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter is a commonly studied book in English Literature courses. When Hester Prynne bears an illegitimate child she is introduced to the ugliness, complexity, and ultimately the strength of the human spirit. Though set in Puritan community centuries ago, the moral dilemmas of personal responsibility, and consuming emotions of guilt, anger, loyalty and revenge are timeless.
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Key words: English, Literature, Lit
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