The Scarlet Letter
Score: 4
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The Scarlet Letter


  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Release Date : 1850-12-30
  • Genre: Classics
  • File Size: 336752 Bytes


An Apple Books Classic edition. Hester Prynne lives in infamy. After committing adultery and bearing a child with a man whose name she refuses to divulge, the heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel is forced to wear a scarlet A to mark her shame for all to see. Hawthorne’s American classic reflects the Puritan mindset of Boston in the 1600s, where public humiliation was acceptable punishment for a woman who bucked the norms. Never mind that Hester’s husband was widely believed to have died at sea and that Hester and her daughter are living a quiet life of good deeds in their little cottage outside town. Someone wants revenge-and will stop at nothing to get it. The Scarlet Letter incorporates supernatural elements with historical fiction. It’s...

The Scarlet Letter
Score: 4
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The Scarlet Letter


  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Release Date : 2011-02-25
  • Genre: Classics
  • File Size: 1646031 Bytes


The scarlet letter means infidelity. To wear it marks you as a sinner, a corruptor, and an outcast. The scarlet “A” that Hester Prynne is forced to wear not only marks her as an adulterer, but to her it becomes something more: a spiritual a wakening.  In a mid-17th century Puritan colony in Massachusetts, Hester walks out of prison carrying her daughter, Pearl, born behind prison walls. Her husband, thought to be lost at sea, arrives in town secretly watches his wife’s shaming from a distance with a heavy heart. Hester’s lover is tormented with guilt over his affair and over the daughter he will never be able to raise, and he reveals a dying act of regret for the entire town to witness.  A marvelous depiction of haunting memories, s...

The Scarlet Letter
Score: 3
From 20 Ratings

The Scarlet Letter


  • Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1851
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OXFORD:590470741


The Scarlet Letter Book Description :

This work is a troubling story of crime, sin, guilt, punishment and expiation, set in the rigid moral climate of 17th-century New England. The young mother of an illegitimate child confronts her Puritan judges, as she suffers a harsh sentence and the guilt as her lover is revealed....

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter


  • Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher : Saddleback Educational Publ
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602918276


The Scarlet Letter Book Description :

Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classics will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience.Hester Prynne must be punished. Why won't she name her baby's father? The vengeful Puritans of Boston demand an answer. Can the new doctor in town unlock the mystery of the shameful secret? Hester's gentle pastor seems unable- or unwilling- to give her any help....

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter


  • Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher : Fearon Teacher AIDS
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0822493527


The Scarlet Letter Book Description :

With its high-interest adaptations of classic literature and plays, this series inspires reading success and further exploration for all students.These classics are skillfully adapted into concise, softcover books of 80-136 pages. Each retains the integrity and tone of the original book. Interest Level: 5-12 Reading Level: 3-4...

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter


  • Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher : EMC/Paradigm Publishing
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Adultery
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0821916173


The Scarlet Letter Book Description :

A new textbook edition of the classic, with an integrated study guide. Additional text includes a historical introduction, author biography and chronology, explanatory illustrations and notes, glossary, footnotes, and a plot analysis. Several sections of review questions are included throughout, as are marginal questions intended to help the student understand the work. Several writing and project suggestions are included in the end materials....

The Scarlet Letter
Score: 4.5
From 15 Ratings

The Scarlet Letter


  • Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1898
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044019577949


The Scarlet Letter Book Description :

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The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter


  • Author : Theo Hummer
  • Publisher : Insight Publications
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781921411854


The Scarlet Letter Book Description :

Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and teachers, these guides endeavor to develop knowledge and understanding rather than just provide answers and summaries....

The Scarlet Letter   Om Illustrated Classics

The Scarlet Letter Om Illustrated Classics


  • Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher : Om Books International
  • Release Date :
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789385031656


The Scarlet Letter Om Illustrated Classics Book Description :

Roger Chillingworth, an aging scholar, returns to Puritan Boston and finds a crowd gathered to witness an official punishment. He spots a young woman holding a baby, whom he recognises as his wife, Hester Prynne, standing on the platform. Hester has been found guilty of “the most sinful act”. She refuses to reveal the father of her child and so, is ordered to wear the scarlet letter ‘A’ for the rest of her life as a mark of shame.Hester accepts her punishment and struggles to create a new life for her daughter Pearl. For the next seven years, she endures the accusing stares of the society, but holds her head high through the trials and tribulations. Reverend Dimmesdale, Hester’s pastor is the only person,who empathises with her. Meanwhile, ...

The Scarlet Letter   Spotlight Edition

The Scarlet Letter Spotlight Edition


  • Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher : Prestwick House Inc
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Adultery
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1580495508


The Scarlet Letter Spotlight Edition Book Description :

An annotated adaptation a Hawthorne classic. Each Spotlight Edition maintains the rich integrity of the original work while adapting the language to be more accessible to the average reader.?In addition to providing a more readable text, Prestwick House Spotlight Editions are enhabced, providing readers with thoughtful guided reading questions and margin notes to help navigate trhe text; suggestions for thought and discussion; research opportunities for richer understanding of the text and its contexts; and suggested writing activities to foster deeper thinking....