How does the author relate Chillingworth's and Dimmesdale's physical appearances to their mental, emotional, or moral states in The Scarlet Letter?

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A good place to start in answering this question would be Chapter Ten, entitled "The Leech and his Patient." This gives us a real insight into both of these two characters and the way that their appearance is shaped by what is going on within them.

Note how Chillingworth's eyes are referred to in a frightening, almost supernatural way as he engages in his work as a "miner":

Sometimes, a light glimmered out of the physician's eyes, burning blue and ominous, like the reflection of a furnace, or, let us say, like one of those gleams of ghastly fire that darted from Bunyan's awful doorway in the...

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