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Why does Hester go to the Governor's Hall?

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niecylynn | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 4, 2007 at 11:09 AM via web

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Why does Hester go to the Governor's Hall?

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visualtec | Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted March 23, 2007 at 12:45 AM (Answer #1)

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Hester has heard that Governor Bellingham is considering removing Pearl from her care. There have been rumors that Pearl is of demon origin and that she would be better raised by someone more respectable than Hester. Hester hopes to convince the Governor to allow her to keep the child.

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