What was the main sin of Hester Prynne?
I'm not quite sure about this. I sort of picked up from the book that her sin was unfaithfulness to her husband but I'm still not sure. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ANY HELP!!!!!!!!
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Hester's main sin was adultery. Her husband sent her to America before him, and she was involved in an affair and gave birth to a child. When the town fathers demand to know the baby's father, she refuses to tell them. As a result, she was sentenced by the town fathers always to wear a scarlet letter "A" on her chest, standing for adultery, as a badge of shame.
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