The Scarlet Letter Chapter 17 Quiz

The Scarlet Letter Chapter 17 Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

An awkward meeting between Hester and Dimmesdale takes place. Do you recall Dimmesdale's confession and what he says he longs for? Be certain you recall these details and more by taking the quiz over Chapter 17 of The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne from eNotes.

  • Question 1

    What deception does Hester admit to Dimmesdale that she has allowed?

  • Question 2

    While Dimmesdale acknowledges his and Hester's sin, why does he say theirs is less severe than Chillingworth's sin?

  • Question 3

    For what does Dimmesdale wish?

  • Question 4

    True or False: Hester and Dimmesdale both say they have found peace

  • Question 5

    What does Hester say can never be good?

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