Analyze the author’s development of the plot, symbols, and themes of the novel in Chapter 22.
Book: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne — Chapter 22: The Procession
The narrator uses the phrase, “all must have been a delusion,” on p. 111 to present Hester as
The market and the forest are used to represent which of the following in this chapter?
judgment and sin vs. punishment and redemption
rules and appearances vs. freedom and passion
appearances vs. reality
hypocrisy vs. truth
How does Hawthorne develop the theme of sin and redemption in this chapter? Use evidence to support your answer.
We are approaching the climax of the novel. Make a prediction, based on the clues Hawthorne has provided, about how the novel must end. Use evidence to support your answer.