Search Results for Chillingworth Puritan

 
Hypocrisy of the Puritan Era

.... In that sense, Chillingworth would be the perfect Puritan, but Hawthorne shows Chillingworth as an aberration, an extreme of the intolerance that does infuse ....

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The Puritan Society of The Scarlet Letter

.... Hester and Dimmesdale plan to escape from the tyranny of Puritan society, but their plans are foiled by Chillingworth who books passage on the same ship. ....

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The Scarlet Letter

.... In fact, one of the basic themes of The Scarlet Letter is the corrupt nature of Puritan society. Roger Chillingworth is really a personification of this ....

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Scarlet Letter

.... are by no means portrayed as sinful and evil creatures by Hawthorne, like the tormenting, leech of a character, Chillingworth is. Like Puritan repression comes ....

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Hawthorne and Puritanism

.... Dimmesdale has fallen prey to the machinations of Roger Chillingworth, the character who is revealed as Hester's husband and the symbolic Puritan inquisitor of ....

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The Scarlet Letter

.... are by no means portrayed as sinful and evil creatures by Hawthorne, like the tormenting, leech of a character, Chillingworth is. Like Puritan repression comes ....

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

.... By this act, the Reverend Dimmesdale escapes Chillingworth's Satanic power, and he .... Joseph Schwartz states: "From Hawthorne's point of view the Puritan way of ....

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The Scarlet Letter (1990 Version)

.... this is impossible given the consequences and given their upbringing in Puritan society. .... It is true that Chillingworth is still an evil character, but far less ....

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Characters in The Storm and The Scarlet Letter

.... The oppression of women in Puritan society is not natural, which the story demonstrates by showing Hester's husband Chillingworth to be less redeemable than ....

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The Scarlet Letter

.... Hester and Dimmesdale plan to escape from the tyranny of Puritan society, but their plans are foiled by Chillingworth who books passage on the same ship. ....

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Hester Prynne

.... than Hester because he both accepts and represents the Puritan values of .... to heroically confront evil as personified in her ex-husband Chillingworth, who seeks ....

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Nathaniel Hawthorne and Puritanism

.... 6. "In this manner, the mysterious old Roger Chillingworth became the medical adviser of the Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale .... Dimmesdale here evokes the Puritan fear of ....

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Three American Novels

.... The Puritan community might not readily accept that his is the worst sin .... would understand that the sins against nature committed by Chillingworth are indeed the ....

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Pearl in Hawthorne's The Scarlett Letter

.... Hawthorne sees the Puritan era as one in which such hypocrisy was necessary in a .... stand there in the middle of the night, seen only by Chillingworth and thus ....

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The Scarlet Letter

.... The first of these sections concerns the Puritan community. The next three parts center on characters, in this order--Chillingworth, Hester, and Dimmesdale. ....

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The Abyss inThree American Novels

.... his best-known work and is a novel about the consequences in Puritan society of .... Chillingworth's need to range is one of the reasons this happened at all, since ....

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

.... p. 186) and in her revelation to Dimmesdale as to Chillingworth's true identity she .... Arthur Dimmesdale, on the hand, as representative of the Puritan ideal, did ....

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Aspects of The Scarlet Letter

.... of Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale, and Roger Chillingworth, Hawthorne works out many of the themes and concerns associated with both Puritan society and ....

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Several Essays on Literary Works

.... at least in part, cautionary tales, with Hawthorne more the Puritan moralist showing .... Dimmesdale also have their tormenter in the form of Chillingworth, who is ....

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