The Morality Issue
Through Hawthorne, the book The Scarlet Letter is written about love, sin, and most of all morals. Hawthorne creates many different perspectives on characters and their views. His vivid descriptions of the main trio of characters allow the reader to make there own decisions on who is morally right or wrong. Is Hester a victim, or a temptress, or maybe Dimmesdale is in the wrong for falling for the temptress. Chillingworth, who
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Dimmesdale is a slightly different case. He might be wrong for committing the sin and keeping it a secret, but in keeping his sin a secret for the well being of the community, he is forgiven. Then there is Chillingworth, a man who was taken over by the devil himself. He is a murderer. He killed Dimmesdale through his “Black Magic” and torture. That in my opinion is the ultimate sin, and definitely morally wrong.