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What are some examples of imagery in Chapter 7 that Hawthorne employs in The Scarlet Letter?  

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Imagery is the painting of visual pictures with words, and if Chapter Seven is examined we can see that there are many examples of Hawthorne's imagery here. Perhaps one of the most striking examples of imagery is how Pearl is now described. Consider the following description, and think about how Hawthorne uses words to present a very visual picture of what Pearl now looks...

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