Often in exceptional works of literature, identities, personalities, and surroundings can be quite similar or distinct with characters in other works. Two works of literature that display both aspects are The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. Abigail Williams and Hester Prynne are two women with many similarities while they also can be illuminated with many differences. The two works of literature have very similar qualities, including setting, conflict,and
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can see the differences in writing methods used by the two writers and how many distinct ways they portray their characters. Also in these two fine works, characters such as Abigail and Hester can be misconstrued so that readers are unclear of the thoughts and intentions of these characters. But the reader must dig deeply to find the true meaning and the truth that lies beneath it all, that is what makes reading literature using.