The Scarlet Letter
It is six in the morning at an Arizona prison. A prisoner named Jonas has been awoken by the prison bell, which sounds more like a horn, and signals that it is time for the prisoners to awake. Jonas quickly gets up, makes his bed and then stands at the door of his cell awaiting a prison guard who will be doing the daily check of his cell. While waiting for the
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other. Hester was truly a trapped woman.
Some of the characters in the novel are truly affected by entrapment. Mr. Dimmesdale, Pearl Prynne, and Hester Prynne all experience it. And this is an experience that people experience everyday, especially in prisons. Day in, and day out, prisoners go through a grueling day that was the exact same as the one before. This makes prisoners feel not only trapped by the bars but by the repetition.