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American Literature - The Scarlet Letter
Custom House
century
ancestors
Quakers
Where you pay tariffs/taxes, Hawthorne worked there
A period of 100 years
Family members from past generations
Persecuted in England for their religious beliefs, they began…
Custom House
Where you pay tariffs/taxes, Hawthorne worked there
century
A period of 100 years
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American Literature - The Scarlet Letter
Who wrote The Scarlet Letter ?
The setting in The Scarlet Letter
One of the first great American noveli…
The great American novelist who worked…
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Boston, June 1642 (Puritan Era)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Who wrote The Scarlet Letter ?
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The setting in The Scarlet Letter
Boston, June 1642 (Puritan Era)
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American Literature - The Scarlet Letter - Review
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Salem, Massachusetts; 1804
1692
his grandfather was Judge Hawthorne, o…
Who is the author of The Scarlet Letter?
Where and when was Nathaniel Hawthorne born?
When were the Salem Witch Trials?
How was Nathaniel Hawthorne connected to the Salem Witch Tria…
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Who is the author of The Scarlet Letter?
Salem, Massachusetts; 1804
Where and when was Nathaniel Hawthorne born?
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American Literature: The Scarlet Letter
What is the setting of the Scarlet Let…
Hester Pyrnne
Pearl
Roger Chillingsworth
Boston, MA (1642)--Puritan time period
-main character ... -woman who wears the scarlet letter because…
Daughter of Hester
Hester's husband
What is the setting of the Scarlet Let…
Boston, MA (1642)--Puritan time period
Hester Pyrnne
-main character ... -woman who wears the scarlet letter because…
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Scarlet Letter: College American Literature
CH: What hangs over the door of the Cu…
CH: Where did the narrator grow up?
CH: Describe the Custom House officers.
CH: Besides the writings, what does th…
A huge American eagle, holding arrows and thunderbolts
Salem, Massachusetts
They are generally old and sleepy, and don't do much work
Pieces of scarlet cloth, embroidered with a gold letter "A"
CH: What hangs over the door of the Cu…
A huge American eagle, holding arrows and thunderbolts
CH: Where did the narrator grow up?
Salem, Massachusetts
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American Literature - The Scarlet Letter Test
Themes of The Scarlet Letter
What does the rose outside the door sy…
While she stands on the scaffold, who…
With whom has Chillingworth been livin…
Secrets cannot be kept forever... Revenge does not satisfy... Socie…
It is a reminder of nature's kindness to the condemned. It re…
Chillingworth
Indians
Themes of The Scarlet Letter
Secrets cannot be kept forever... Revenge does not satisfy... Socie…
What does the rose outside the door sy…
It is a reminder of nature's kindness to the condemned. It re…
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The Scarlet Letter vocabulary: American Literature
edifice
physiognomies
antinomian
magistrate
Noun: A building, especially one of large size or imposing ap…
Noun: The outward appearance of anything which offers some in…
Noun: A person who maintains that Christians are freed from m…
Noun: A civil officer charged with the administration of the…
edifice
Noun: A building, especially one of large size or imposing ap…
physiognomies
Noun: The outward appearance of anything which offers some in…
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American Literature The Scarlet Letter Vocab
abstruse
appellation
augur
colloquy
hard to understand
a name, title, or designation
to predict, especially from signs or omens
formal conversation or discussion
abstruse
hard to understand
appellation
a name, title, or designation
25 terms
Early American Literature: The Scarlet Letter Vocab
amenable
asperity
behest
capricious
responsive to advice; willing
roughness or harshness of surface, sound, or climate
an authoritative command
subject to whim;fickle; changeable
amenable
responsive to advice; willing
asperity
roughness or harshness of surface, sound, or climate
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American Literature Scarlet Letter Quotes
Pearl
Dimmesdale
Chillingworth
Dimmesdale
"...what does this scarlet letter mean?-and why doest thou we…
"Come up hither, Hester, thou and litter Pearl...Ye have both…
"I have already told thee what I am! Fiend! Who made me so?"
"Ha, tempter! Methinks thou art too late!... Thy power is not…
Pearl
"...what does this scarlet letter mean?-and why doest thou we…
Dimmesdale
"Come up hither, Hester, thou and litter Pearl...Ye have both…
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Honors American Literature: The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Edifice (n)
Ensure (v)
Feign (v)
Gesticulation (n)
building
to take place afterward
to pretend
expressive gesture
Edifice (n)
building
Ensure (v)
to take place afterward
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Scarlet Letter American Literature Test
Hawthorne was the descendant of some i…
The introduction to the novel is calle…
What is the backstory of the novel?
What are the punishments for Hester's…
Ancestor played key role (hanging judge) in Salem witchcraft…
He wrote the story because of his ancestors and what they did
Hester is married to Chillingworth back in England and then t…
She was publically shamed and she has to wear the letter "A"
Hawthorne was the descendant of some i…
Ancestor played key role (hanging judge) in Salem witchcraft…
The introduction to the novel is calle…
He wrote the story because of his ancestors and what they did
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American Literature Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Allot
Subsequently (subsequent)
Congregate (congregation)
Sepulcher (sepulchral)
Give or apportion to someone as a share or task.
Coming after something in time; following.
Gather into a crowd or small mass.
A small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in w…
Allot
Give or apportion to someone as a share or task.
Subsequently (subsequent)
Coming after something in time; following.
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Scarlet Letter Vocab - American Literature
expostulation
inauspicious
petrify
augur
the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
contrary to your interests or welfare
make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
Indicate by signs
expostulation
the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
inauspicious
contrary to your interests or welfare
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American Literature Vocabulary Scarlet Letter
Ancestral
Comports
Malefactress
Sabbath
of, belonging to, inherited from, or denoting an ancestor or…
(Verb) conduct oneself; behave... "Had a man seen old Roger Chi…
N. A woman who violates the law or does evil... "...should have…
n. a day of religious observance and abstinence from work, ke…
Ancestral
of, belonging to, inherited from, or denoting an ancestor or…
Comports
(Verb) conduct oneself; behave... "Had a man seen old Roger Chi…
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American Literature Scarlet Letter Vocab
edifice
ensue
feign
gesticulation
(noun) building
(verb) to take place afterward
(verb) to pretend
(noun) expressing gesture
edifice
(noun) building
ensue
(verb) to take place afterward
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American Literature Vocabulary List 1: The Scarlet Letter
Truculence
Venerable
Sagacious
Stalwart
noun.-defiant agrressiveness. ... If you get into fights all t…
Adjective. impressive by reason of age, profoundly honored... T…
Adjective. acutely insightful and wise... Someone like an inspi…
1.Adjective. Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatig…
Truculence
noun.-defiant agrressiveness. ... If you get into fights all t…
Venerable
Adjective. impressive by reason of age, profoundly honored... T…
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American Literature Hawthorne (The Scarlet Letter ) Vocabulary
Sepulchre
Torpid
Esoteric
Ponderous
(n.) A place of burial
(adj.) Having or showing very little energy or movement; not…
(adj.) Only taught to or understood by members of a special g…
(adj.) Very boring or dull; slow or awkward because of weight…
Sepulchre
(n.) A place of burial
Torpid
(adj.) Having or showing very little energy or movement; not…
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Honors Sophomore American Literature - The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Foreboding
Disarm
Penance
Enigmatic
a sense of impending evil or misfortune
to deprive of the ability to hurt; make harmless
a voluntary, self-imposed punishment for a sinful act or wrong
something that is like a puzzle or riddle that can't be under…
Foreboding
a sense of impending evil or misfortune
Disarm
to deprive of the ability to hurt; make harmless
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American Literature- Vocabulary of the Scarlet Letter- 1.0
Throng
Utopia
Vicinity
Nucleus
A multitude of assembled persons.
A imaginary place in which the government, laws and social co…
The area around or near a particular place.
The center point in a group.
Throng
A multitude of assembled persons.
Utopia
A imaginary place in which the government, laws and social co…
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11th Grade Abeka American Literature- The Scarlet Letter (Pages V-IX)
Novel
Protagonist
Antagonist
Subplots
What is a type of extended prose fiction?
What is the name of the main character?
What is the name of a character who is in conflict with anoth…
What are separate stories or series of incidents going on at…
Novel
What is a type of extended prose fiction?
Protagonist
What is the name of the main character?
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American Literature- Vocabulary of the Scarlet Letter- 2.0
Scaffold
Interpose
Eminent
Fervor
A temporary or moveable platform or structure on which a pers…
To place (someone or something) between two or more things or…
Successful, well-known and respected.
A strong feeling of excitement and enthusiasm.
Scaffold
A temporary or moveable platform or structure on which a pers…
Interpose
To place (someone or something) between two or more things or…
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American Literature- Vocabulary of the Scarlet Letter- Isabelle Hage
Throng
Utopia
Vicinity
Nucleus
A multitude of assembled persons.
An imaginary place in which the government, laws and social c…
The area around or near a particular place.
The center point of a group.
Throng
A multitude of assembled persons.
Utopia
An imaginary place in which the government, laws and social c…
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American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
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American Literature Unit 6 + Scarlet Letter #3
Mor, Mur... Latin: Mora
Moratorium (n.)
Demure (adj.)
Demur (v.)
Delay
A formal delay; a suspension
Modest and shy
To express unwillingness to do something; to object
Mor, Mur... Latin: Mora
Delay
Moratorium (n.)
A formal delay; a suspension
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American Literature Honors Exam: Scarlet Letter portion
The opening image of the book is a ___…
Who makes the criticism that the punis…
The second major image associated with…
A mysterious man from the wilderness (…
prison; rose bush
the women of the village
scaffold
an indian
The opening image of the book is a ___…
prison; rose bush
Who makes the criticism that the punis…
the women of the village
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Clark American Lit: The Scarlet Letter
congenial
physiognomies
inauspicious
sagacity
(adj.) getting on well with others; agreeable, pleasant
(adj.) outer appearance, especially facial (indicative of cha…
(adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
(n.) shrewdness, soundness of perspective
congenial
(adj.) getting on well with others; agreeable, pleasant
physiognomies
(adj.) outer appearance, especially facial (indicative of cha…
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American Literature Scarlet Letter Vocab 1-22
Sepulchre
Torpid
Esoteric
Ponderous
(N) A place of burial
(Adj) Having or showing very little energy or movement; not a…
(Adj) Only taught to or understood by members of a special gr…
(Adj) Very boring or dull. Slow or awkward because of weight…
Sepulchre
(N) A place of burial
Torpid
(Adj) Having or showing very little energy or movement; not a…
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Greer American Literature: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
frailty (noun)
venerable (adj)
haughty (adj)
ignominy (noun)
weakness (moral and physical)
respected, esteemed (worthy of reverence)
disdainfully proud, arrogant
disgrace, dishonor
frailty (noun)
weakness (moral and physical)
venerable (adj)
respected, esteemed (worthy of reverence)
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American Literature Scarlet Letter Vocabulary #2
Inscrutable
Intangible
Ascetic
Imbibe
Of an obscure nature
Hard to pin down or identify
Practicing great self-denial
To receive into the mind/body and retain, to drink
Inscrutable
Of an obscure nature
Intangible
Hard to pin down or identify
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American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
American Literature Midterm (Scarlet Letter not included)
Puritan plain style
Sermon
Oratory
Iambic Couplet
Characterized by:... Short words... Direct statements... References to…
A speech given from a pulpit... Usually in a house of worship... In…
Formal public speaking Almost always persuasive Is emotionall…
Two lines that rhyme... Iambic means that the line has about ten…
Puritan plain style
Characterized by:... Short words... Direct statements... References to…
Sermon
A speech given from a pulpit... Usually in a house of worship... In…
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American Literature Midterm (Scarlet Letter not included)
Puritan plain style
Sermon
Oratory
Iambic Couplet
Characterized by:... Short words... Direct statements... References to…
A speech given from a pulpit... Usually in a house of worship... In…
Formal public speaking Almost always persuasive Is emotionall…
Two lines that rhyme... Iambic means that the line has about ten…
Puritan plain style
Characterized by:... Short words... Direct statements... References to…
Sermon
A speech given from a pulpit... Usually in a house of worship... In…
32 terms
American Literature - Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Quiz 1
alacrity
alms-house
anthracite
balustrade
(n.) a cheerful readiness, briskness
(n.) a poorhouse
(n.) a type of coal
(n.) a bannister
alacrity
(n.) a cheerful readiness, briskness
alms-house
(n.) a poorhouse
84 terms
American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
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American Literature Honors Exam: Scarlet Letter portion
The opening image of the book is a ___…
Who makes the criticism that the punis…
The second major image associated with…
A mysterious man from the wilderness (…
prison; rose bush
the women of the village
scaffold
an indian
The opening image of the book is a ___…
prison; rose bush
Who makes the criticism that the punis…
the women of the village
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EN American Literature Scarlet Letter PCC Miller
Author of the Scarlet Letter
Conflict of the Scarlet Letter
Theme of the Scarlet Letter
Related themes of the Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Hester's hidden sin
Devil's testing effects and consequences of sin
Guilt's effect... Results of hiding the truth... Effects of isolati…
Author of the Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Conflict of the Scarlet Letter
Hester's hidden sin
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American lit the scarlet letter
What represents Hester
To the romantics what is Hester
Puritans believe Hester is what
What does the left shoulder represent?
The rose bush. The ugly weeks represent the people
A hero
A terrible person who should have the letter branded on her f…
Sinister
What represents Hester
The rose bush. The ugly weeks represent the people
To the romantics what is Hester
A hero
84 terms
American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
96 terms
Scarlet Letter Study - American Literature Final
What is the setting of the Scarlet Let…
What legend accounts for the rose bush?
What is the mood of the... crowd, and why…
What reasons are given as to why... Heste…
Puritan Colony of Boston in the 1640s
The legend of Anne Hutchinson
Most of the crowd are serious and... somber, as if they were abo…
The men governing the colony feel that... Hester Prynne is young…
What is the setting of the Scarlet Let…
Puritan Colony of Boston in the 1640s
What legend accounts for the rose bush?
The legend of Anne Hutchinson
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American Literature English, The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Chapter 1-11
allot (allotment)
subsequently (subsequent)
congregate (congregation)
sepulcher (sepulchral)
give or apportion to someone as a share or task
coming after something in time; following
gather into a crowd or mass
a small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in w…
allot (allotment)
give or apportion to someone as a share or task
subsequently (subsequent)
coming after something in time; following
85 terms
American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
25 terms
American Literature: Chapters 1-6 The Scarlet Letter Vocab
throng
pillory
conspicuous (conSPICuous)
ignominy
crowd
a wooden framework with holes for head and hands imprisoning…
noticeable (throwback to Ms Miller's class)
shame, disgrace
throng
crowd
pillory
a wooden framework with holes for head and hands imprisoning…
Literature/ The Scarlet Letter
Putting his hand over his heart
Angel
Glove
Allegory
What gesture was Dimmesdale often seen doing in town?
What did the townspeople say the A in the sky stood for after…
Dimmesdale's __________ was found on the scaffold after his m…
A narrative or description which the characters, places and o…
Putting his hand over his heart
What gesture was Dimmesdale often seen doing in town?
Angel
What did the townspeople say the A in the sky stood for after…
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American Literature CP2 (The Scarlet Letter - Test Review)
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
Verbal Irony
Conflict: Individual vs. Society
A situation that is opposite to what we would expect. The out…
When the reader knows more than the characters in the book.…
When a person says or writes one thing and means another, or…
1.) Hester/Perl vs. Puritan society. Puritans think they are…
Situational Irony
A situation that is opposite to what we would expect. The out…
Dramatic Irony
When the reader knows more than the characters in the book.…
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AMERICAN LITERATURE EXAM 2: The Scarlet Letter 1-5
13. What different things does the sca…
14. Why does Hester adorn the letter?
ch. 6-14... 1. In what ways does Pearl ev…
2. What happens at the end of chapter…
"A" starts to stand for different things... Helish symbol
She's making it her own and owning up to what she's done. She…
She reacts in anger from the ostracism from the other childre…
Dimmesdale has an "A" burned into his chest. Hawthorne wants…
13. What different things does the sca…
"A" starts to stand for different things... Helish symbol
14. Why does Hester adorn the letter?
She's making it her own and owning up to what she's done. She…
259 terms
American Lit- The scarlet letter
According the narrator, the founders o…
Although weeds grow in the yard of the…
Among the spectators at the jail, what…
The women standing before the jail hav…
Human virtue, prison
A rose bush
Religion and law
Beef and ale
According the narrator, the founders o…
Human virtue, prison
Although weeds grow in the yard of the…
A rose bush
25 terms
American Lit- The Scarlet Letter
colloquy
misanthropy
malevolent
vivacious
conversation
bitterness
evil
lively
colloquy
conversation
misanthropy
bitterness
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Scarlet Letter vocabulary: WBCS American Lit
Heterogeneous
Peradventure
Halberd
Mien
Diverse;/assorted;/mixed
Another word for perhaps
A combination spear & battle axe
Appearance\expression
Heterogeneous
Diverse;/assorted;/mixed
Peradventure
Another word for perhaps
Literature quiz 5 The Scarlet Letter
Pearl
a rose bush
antagonist
her husband
the name of Hester's child
grew next to the entrance of the jail
type of character that is in conflict with another character
what relation was Chillingsworth to Hester
Pearl
the name of Hester's child
a rose bush
grew next to the entrance of the jail
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