2Historical TidbitNathaniel Hawthorne changed the spelling of his family name from Hathorne to Hawthorne to avoid connection to an ancestor who was one of the magistrates (judges) during the Salem Witch Trials.
6The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Vocabulary assignment requirements:identification of part of speechtwo definitions
7The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary amenableappalledauspiciouscalamity5. capricious
8The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 6. constrained7. edifice8. effectual9. eminent10. ignominy
9The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 11. importunate12. infer13. inimical14. lurid15. mien
10The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 16. morbid17. pertained18. premeditated19. sagacity20. solace
11The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary The Scarlet Letter vocabulary assignment is due Friday, September 16, 2011.The Scarlet Letter vocabulary quiz is Tuesday, September 20, 2011.The quiz questions are matching and fill in the blank. The quiz is worth 40 points.
12Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne was a surveyor at the Salem Custom House.This was a government job received through presidential appointment.Hawthorne held the job fromHawthorne’s office was in the front of the building on the first floor