The Scarrlet Letter
As citizens of the United States and members of the most open society
in the world it is difficult for us to picture a world where the phrases woman’s
rights, equal opportunity, and religious freedom have little meaning. When
the surface of American history is scratched, not necessarily deeply a past of
limited rights for women is soon revealed. The challenge to any author
comes in painting a picture of this
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and her nurture.
At the conclusion of the novel Hawthorne leaves much to be pondered.
Although, one thing is clearly shown, Hesters has reforming independence.
Although the novel used little imagery a reader is still left to contemplate the
true magnitude of this Woman’s independence. The specific effects of her
personality can always be argued, but a modern reader will never question
Hesters ability to achieve success in today’s social structure.