Quest Courses – Fall 2023 / Literature / THE SCARLET LETTER

Coordinators: Patricia Geehr, Arlene Curinga, Susan Keohane

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864) American novelist and short story writer was born into an established old New England family.

Much of his writing reflects on the dark world of his ancestors during 17th century Puritan Boston. In The Scarlet Letter, one of his most famous novels, Hester Prynne, a victim of this society, is condemned to wear the scarlet embroidered letter A on her breast, as punishment for
her adultery.

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