Kam September 12, 2014 The Scarlet Letter Book Report My reaction to The Scarlet Letter can only be summed up in one word: empathy.
The amount of shame and struggles that Hester Prynne experienced was surreal, and she has witnessed such unimaginative events.
He believes that conforming to society is only a need for ones acceptance of others.
This then translates to the society portrayed in The Scarlet Letter where at the time Hawthorne strictly based the stories society on the Puritan lifestyle.
Therefore, women are limited to having one perspective and do not experience the outside.
In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman illustrate how the American woman define the limits and experiences a woman has....
[tags: The Scarlet Letter] - Society creates standard rules that create a barrier between the male and female roles.
In most cases, the male comes out on top as the superior breadwinner of the family, while the women stay home and perform the role of the housewife.
The way the scarlet letter defines Hester as someone who sinned in her society.
The way that her society reacted to her with the scarlet letter, made her question her identity of who she is with the scarlet letter....