... Bibliography Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. New York: Readers Digest Association, 1984. Print. It is the original text of the romantic novel written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Considered his magnum opus, the story is set around the sixteenth century where a woman named Hester Prynne commits adultery. Consequently, the town condemns her of this act. She is made to wear on her clothing a scarlet letter “A” at all times, and it ends with a tragic ending. This novel has been criticized and has caused a lot of controversy around the literary world.
Seabrook, Andrea. "Hester Prynne: Sinner, Victim, Object, Winner." National Public Radio.
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