By: Travis Bailey
A is for the letter Hester was forced to wear.
B is for Bellingham, the governor of the
C is for Chillingworth, that poor, old, dark
D is for Dimmesdale, who sinned along with
E is for execution, the usual punishment that
was given for adultery.
F is for father, once hidden but now known.
G is for Governor Winthrop, the governor
John Winthrop, the
inspiration of Governor
H is for Hester, the main character of the
I is for ignominy, which means dishonor,
disgrace, and shame.
J is for jail, where our story begins.
K is for kindness shown by Hester to the
L is for love, shared between Hester and
M is for marriage, which Hester had ruined
N is for Nathaniel, the author of the book.
O is for the opportunity that was given to
Hester to leave with Pearl and Dimmesdale.
P is for Pearl, the wild, free-spirited girl.
Q is for questions, often asked by little
R is for the rose bush found next to the
S is for the scaffold where Hester and Pearl
T is for the torment that each character felt.
U is for the unfair treatment that Hester and
Pearl often received.
V is for the value found within the scarlet
letter, a symbol so small that meant so much
W is for witch, something Mrs. Hibbins was
thought to be.
X is for xenophobia, the fear of foreigners
and strangers, exhibited by Pearl.
Y is for youthful, which Hester was when
she received her scarlet letter.
Z is for zeal, which Dimmesdale has when
he reveals his sins standing the scaffold.