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How has the public opoion of hester changed, and how has chillinhgworth changed since...

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Posted April 6, 2013 at 10:53 PM via web

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How has the public opoion of hester changed, and how has chillinhgworth changed since his first day home ?

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bcsaund | Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted April 9, 2013 at 3:55 AM (Answer #1)

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Public opinion of Hester becomes one of acceptance as time goes on. She "owns" her sin of adultery. She doesn't hide from it and outlines her scarlet letter in gold. Eventually people are done with punishing her.

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