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Character Investigation On a separate piece of paper, please perform the following “ investigation ” of characters. I am looking for your list to be thorough.

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1 Character Investigation On a separate piece of paper, please perform the following “ investigation ” of characters. I am looking for your list to be thorough and for your comments to be meaningful.

2 Hester Turn Page 47 and jot down all the word choices that Hawthorne uses to describe Hester Prynne. Is she described in a positive or negative light?.After discussing this word list with a partner, answer the following: Why do you believe that Hawthorne has chosen to portray Hester this way? Explore this question by writing a paragraph with your partner.

3 Roger Chillingworth Turn to pages and jot down all the word choices that Hawthorne uses describe Chillingsworth. After discussing this word list with a partner, answer the following: Why do you believe that Hawthorne has chosen to portray Cillingworth this way? Explore this question by writing a paragraph with your partner.

4 Puritan Preachers-- John Wilson vs. Arthur Dimmesdale Turn to pages On these pages Hawthorne describes the two leaders/reverends, Wilson and Dimmesdale. Make a chart with Wilson on one side and Dimmesdale on the other and jot down all the word choices there. After discussing the lists, answer the following: What contrast is Hawthorne trying to make between the two men? What do you think his message is? Explore by writing a paragraph.


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