Examine The Scarlet Letter as an open-ended novel.    

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Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel The Scarlet Letter might be considered an open-ended novel if you mean the ending has several unanswered questions.  How the novel ends for Hester is fairly straightforward.  She and Pearl left America and went to England where Pearl presumably grew into a fine young woman who married nobility (remember she was extremely wealthy because of  Roger Chillingworth ).  By the hints we're given, we surmise that Pearl moved to a foreign...

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