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alquan3 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted November 23, 2008 at 11:18 PM via web

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What would be good questions to ask about Chapters 7 and 8 of "The Scarlet Letter"

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ms-mcgregor | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted November 24, 2008 at 1:15 AM (Answer #1)

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1. Why did Hester go to see Governor Bellingham?
2. What did Hester and Pearl see in the breasplate of armor? What is the significance of what they see?
3. What is Pearl's reply when asked "Who made thee?"
4. What convinced the governor to let Hester keep Pearl?

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thirdgraderocks | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 1) Honors

Posted November 24, 2008 at 6:58 AM (Answer #2)

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Chapter 7:  “The Governor’s Hall”

 

  1. Name 2 reasons Hester visits Governor Bellingham.

 

  1. How are the Scarlet Letter and Pearl alike?

 

Chapter 8:  “The Elf and the Minister”

 

  1. Who are the other visitors at the Governor’s house?

 

  1. How much time has elapsed since the opening scene?

 

  1. With what creatures of fantasy is Pearl continually compared?

 

  1. How has Chillingworth changed since Hester last saw him?

 

  1. Why does John Wilson question Pearl ?

 

  1. How has Rev. Dimmesdale changed since Hester’s public humiliation?

 

  1. Who pleads successfully for Hester to keep her child?

 

  1. To which visitor does Pearl respond to lovingly?

 

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scarlet92 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 15, 2009 at 7:19 AM (Answer #3)

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  1. With what creatures of fantasy is Pearl continually compared?

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