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The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz

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The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz

In eNotes' The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz find ten essential questions on Hawthorne's classic novel, covering characters, plot details, setting and more to help you in your review.

  • Question 1

    What power does Hester imagine the letter has given her?

  • Question 2

    What skill brings Hester fame?

  • Question 3

    What additional punishment must Hester endure following her imprisonment?

  • Question 4

    Who does Hester say fathered her daughter?

  • Question 5

    Why does Hester name her daughter "Pearl"?

  • Question 6

    What does Chillingworth say would be the best vengeance?

  • Question 7

    What vow does Dr. Prynne (now known as Roger Chillingworth) make?

  • Question 8

    Why has Hester's husband been away?

  • Question 9

    What startling claim does Pearl make?

  • Question 10

    What is the only thing of beauty at the prison?

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