how society talks about a certain subject
Victorian Period--sex was policed, were talking about it (putting it into legal discourse)
even if you talk about sex, it still has a claim over you
woman who flirts with men
dissolute man, given to immoral or improper conduct
Toussant, massacre of whites left in Haiti, revolts against French, unique slave rebellion
mark of shame, negative connotations
having the wounds of Christ
stream of consciousness, unreliable narrators, psychology
episodic trials, sympathy gained with captive, learn about culture of captors
hysteria over certain moral issues
images of Native American women that are contradictory/stereotype created through lens of Pocahontas figure
developed with trading between Europe, Africa, and Americas, emergence of new world race slavery, investments and commodities
story told through letters
how we should look at sexuality
about a woman, includes seduction and the possibility of a fallen woman
Hannah Webster Foster
Sovereignty and the Goodness of God
The Scarlet Letter
slave girl, mother gives her up to Jacob Vaark
Hester's love and Pearl's father
two men that pursue Eliza
Reverend Boyer and Major Sanford
Eliza's best friend
womanizer, provides excitement for Eliza but no promise of a future
Eliza's first suitor, safe and modest
Sansay's confidante/to whom she is writing her letters
Jacob Vaark's wife
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