The Scarlet Letter has been considered a milestone in literature for years. A reason for this is its message to "be true, be true." This novel shows the moral through the actions of the two main characters, Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale. Many people have learned this important "moral blossom" and have held it with them, remembering it in their times of indecision. The book teaches us that it is better to show the world
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becomes a respected member of the community, giving back what she took away through her sin. Therefore, she is regarded with greater respect for admitting what she did. She shows that by telling the truth, you help yourself in the end.
These two characters show that the "sweet moral blossom" indeed does hold truth. In showing the world that you are not perfect, you help yourself by giving yourself the atmosphere of trustworthiness and integrity.