By: Kelly Ivey
Adultery- Hester committed adultery.
Bosom- Hester wore a scarlet letter on her bosom.
Chillingworth- Chillingworth was Hester’s husband.
Dimmesdale- Dimmesdale was Pearl’s dad.
Evil- many people saw pearl as evil.
Faith- this is what the people had in the book because they were
Gesture- chillingworth did a gesture at the beginning of the
book, telling hester not to say a word.
Hester- this was the main character
Iniquitous- Hester was sinful and Pearl was evil
Jealous- Roger was jealous that Hester liked another guy.
Kill- Chillingworth tried to slowly kill Dimmesdale while they were living
Love- Hester had love for Pearl and for Dimmesdale.
Malicious- Pearl is sometimes malicious because the activities
she does are evil and strange.
Needle- Hester designed clothes using needle-work and lots of townspeople
bought them from her.
Ornateness- When hester was put on the scaffold, people only
noticed the ornateness of the letter “A” on her bosom.
People- The people in the town at ﬁrst did not like hester and
thought poorly of her.
Quiet- Dimmesdale did not tell anyone that he was the father
of pearl and was quiet about it.
River- when pearl, hester, and dimmesdale were in the woods,
pearl washed dimmesdale’s kiss away in the river.
Sin- Hester made a sin by committing adultery.
Taunt- The townspeople taunted hester while she was standing
on the scaffold.
Unite- Hester, Pearl, and dimmesdale united on the scaffold
Violent- Pearl was violent towards other kids.
Wilson- Reverend wilson makes a condemnatory sermon about
hester’s scarlet letter.
Xenophobia- Pearl is shy and fears strangers at ﬁrst and also
had hatred for some.
Yarn- Hester liked to do needle-work and used yarn to help make
Zeal- The townspeople had a zeal for their faith.