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152 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Alchemy
Anathemas
anemones and columbines
Ann Turner
the ancient system of chemistry and philosophy having the aim…
curses things or persons greatly detested.
flowers of the buttercup family.
an alleged witch who supposedly helped in the poisoning in th…
Alchemy
the ancient system of chemistry and philosophy having the aim…
Anathemas
curses things or persons greatly detested.
15 terms
The Scarlet Letter
throng
visage
utopia
allot
a crowd of people
façade; face
an ideal, perfect situation or place
portion out or distribute
throng
a crowd of people
visage
façade; face
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
15 terms
The Scarlet Letter
throng
visage
utopia
allot
a crowd of people
façade; face
an ideal, perfect situation or place
portion out or distribute
throng
a crowd of people
visage
façade; face
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
10 terms
The Scarlet Letter Set 4
exhortation
talisman
apprehension
mutability
an earnest warning
an object with magic power
anxious feeling about the future
changeability
exhortation
an earnest warning
talisman
an object with magic power
152 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Alchemy
Anathemas
anemones and columbines
Ann Turner
the ancient system of chemistry and philosophy having the aim…
curses things or persons greatly detested.
flowers of the buttercup family.
an alleged witch who supposedly helped in the poisoning in th…
Alchemy
the ancient system of chemistry and philosophy having the aim…
Anathemas
curses things or persons greatly detested.
15 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
The Scarlet Letter
ostracize
edifice
infamy
utopia
(v.) to exclude from a group, banish, send away
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
evil fame or reputation
(n.) an imaginary and remote place of perfection (Everyone in…
ostracize
(v.) to exclude from a group, banish, send away
edifice
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
16 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
35 terms
The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter ... Novel--symbolic,…
Book was written during the 1840's in…
The narrator of the story... unnamed cus…
TONE... varies throughout the book... bitt…
Author--Nathaniel Hawthorne
It was first published in 1850
POINT OF VIEW... The narrator is OMNISCIENT--he analyzes the ch…
SETTING... Middle of the 17th century
The Scarlet Letter ... Novel--symbolic,…
Author--Nathaniel Hawthorne
Book was written during the 1840's in…
It was first published in 1850
68 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Hawthorne
Boston
cemetery
rose bush
He wrote The Scarlet Letter
The novel is set in this New England town.
Most New England towns created a prison and a
This grows near the prison door.
Hawthorne
He wrote The Scarlet Letter
Boston
The novel is set in this New England town.
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
vagrant
sluggish
malefactor/malefactress
gallows
homeless person
slow moving
one who does wrong, criminal
place where someone is hanged
vagrant
homeless person
sluggish
slow moving
35 terms
The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter ... Novel--symbolic,…
Book was written during the 1840's in…
The narrator of the story... unnamed cus…
TONE... varies throughout the book... bitt…
Author--Nathaniel Hawthorne
It was first published in 1850
POINT OF VIEW... The narrator is OMNISCIENT--he analyzes the ch…
SETTING... Middle of the 17th century
The Scarlet Letter ... Novel--symbolic,…
Author--Nathaniel Hawthorne
Book was written during the 1840's in…
It was first published in 1850
30 terms
The Scarlet Letter
iniquity
deportment
Utopia
countenance
(n.) wickedness, sin; a grossly immoral act
a person's behavior or manners
an ideal society
Facial expression
iniquity
(n.) wickedness, sin; a grossly immoral act
deportment
a person's behavior or manners
59 terms
The Scarlet Letter
How are the Puritans of Boston first p…
What is significant about the rosebush…
Describe Hester's demeanor as she emer…
Is there significance to Hester's view…
Bleak, dreary-looking crowd of people
Serves as a reminder that "the deep heart of Nature could pit…
With grace & dignity; strong force of character
Prevents her from hiding her shame; forced her into admitting…
How are the Puritans of Boston first p…
Bleak, dreary-looking crowd of people
What is significant about the rosebush…
Serves as a reminder that "the deep heart of Nature could pit…
26 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
universal lesson
setting
novel
wrote the Scarlet Letter
sin has consequences, one of which is shame
June/ Boston/ 1642-1649
a type of extended pros fiction (new)/ has characters, plot,…
Nathaniel Hawthorne
wrote the Scarlet Letter
universal lesson
sin has consequences, one of which is shame
50 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Reverend Wilson questions Pearl about
Wearing the scarlet letter has given H…
the first thing Pearl notices as a baby
Chillingworth wants Hester to live so…
her religious training
knowledge of the hidden sins of others
scarlet letter
suffer in shame
Reverend Wilson questions Pearl about
her religious training
Wearing the scarlet letter has given H…
knowledge of the hidden sins of others
15 terms
The Scarlet letter
What is the Scarlet letter?
Who is the main character?
How would you describe Hester Prynne's…
Why does Hester Prynne has to wear the…
the letter A which is the symbol for adultry
Hester Prynne
young, passionate, strong, intelligent woman
because she gives birth to a child which isn't from her husband
What is the Scarlet letter?
the letter A which is the symbol for adultry
Who is the main character?
Hester Prynne
22 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Chillingworth
Mistress Hibbins
Pearl
Gov. Bellingham
Who is believed to be the black man?
Who practices witchcraft?
Who tosses burrs at the letter "A"?
Who commissions a pair of gloves?
Chillingworth
Who is believed to be the black man?
Mistress Hibbins
Who practices witchcraft?
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
evanescent
ignominy
iniquity
contumely
(adj.) vanishing, soon passing away; light and airy
(n.) shame and disgrace
(n.) wickedness, sin; a grossly immoral act
n. rudeness; insolence; arrogance
evanescent
(adj.) vanishing, soon passing away; light and airy
ignominy
(n.) shame and disgrace
35 terms
The Scarlet Letter
For what did the letter "A" stand?
What information did Hester refuse to…
What did Hester promise to Roger Chill…
How did Hester support herself and Pea…
Adultery
The name of the man who had sinned with her
To conceal his true identity
Sewing
For what did the letter "A" stand?
Adultery
What information did Hester refuse to…
The name of the man who had sinned with her
10 terms
The Scarlet Letter Set 3
amenable
demeanor
intimated
peremptory
cooperative
outward behavior
hinted at
undeniable, final
amenable
cooperative
demeanor
outward behavior
14 terms
Scarlet Letter Ch. 3
abate
intervolutions
sojourn
iniquity
put an end to
the state of being intervolved or coiled up
a temporary stay
wickedness
abate
put an end to
intervolutions
the state of being intervolved or coiled up
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter Plot
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
15 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
petrify
transgressor
purport
visage
1. terrify; ... to stun or paralyze with terror; daze.
a person who breaks a law or moral code... Sinner; one who break…
To claim or imply, often falsely... to profess, suppose, claim
A face or facial expression
petrify
1. terrify; ... to stun or paralyze with terror; daze.
transgressor
a person who breaks a law or moral code... Sinner; one who break…
11 terms
The Scarlet Letter XIII - XVI
pristine
pestilence
calamity
despotic
pure; unspoiled; of an earlier condition
infectious disease
a disaster; an extreme misfortune
like an absolute ruler or tyrant
pristine
pure; unspoiled; of an earlier condition
pestilence
infectious disease
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter Review
Hester Prynne
Roger Chillingsworth
"A"
Reverend Dimmesdale
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
Adultery
Pearl's Father
Hester Prynne
Protagonist - Wears the Scarlet Letter
Roger Chillingsworth
Antongonist - Hester's Husband
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
ignominy
rosebush
ediffice
leech
shame, humility
glimmer of hope in the darkness
doorway
blood-sucking organism
ignominy
shame, humility
rosebush
glimmer of hope in the darkness
14 terms
Scarlet Letter
Pearl
Chest
Light/The Sun
Darkness
Living embodiment of Hester's sin
The moral center of a human
Goodness and holiness
Tainted and sullied
Pearl
Living embodiment of Hester's sin
Chest
The moral center of a human
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
throng
edifice
inauspicious
anathema
(n) A large number of people gathered together ... syn- a crowd…
(n) a building or exterior... syn- building, structure... ex. The…
(adj) ill-omened; suggesting bad luck in the future... syn-unfav…
(n) an object of intense dislike; strong denunciation (often…
throng
(n) A large number of people gathered together ... syn- a crowd…
edifice
(n) a building or exterior... syn- building, structure... ex. The…
80 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Physiognomies
Indubitably
Antinomian
Quaker
The facial features held to show qualities of mind or charact…
Unquestionably or without doubt
An interpretation of Puritan beliefs that stressed God's gift…
English dissenters who broke from Church of England, preach a…
Physiognomies
The facial features held to show qualities of mind or charact…
Indubitably
Unquestionably or without doubt
Scarlet Letter
inauspicious
enigma
sagacity
loquacity
(adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
a puzzle; a mystery
shrewdness, soundness of perspective
Excessive talkativeness
inauspicious
(adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
enigma
a puzzle; a mystery
25 terms
the scarlet letter
abase
abate
abstruce
abyss
corrupt, to degrade, to humiliate
to reduce intensity or amount
hard to understand,
bottomless hole, vast expanse or depth
abase
corrupt, to degrade, to humiliate
abate
to reduce intensity or amount
Scarlet Letter
Lurid
Vivify
Inscrutable
Fain
Sensational; shocking
To enliven
Mysterious; incapable of being understood
Gladly
Lurid
Sensational; shocking
Vivify
To enliven
81 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
beadle
contumely
ingnominy
inauspicious
n., a minor church official who ushers or helps preserve orde…
n., insulting display of contempt in word or action; a humili…
n., total loss of dignity; disgrace; shame
adj., unfavorable; boding ill
beadle
n., a minor church official who ushers or helps preserve orde…
contumely
n., insulting display of contempt in word or action; a humili…
21 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Quell
Retribution
vigor
rigor
(v.) to suppress; subdue; to crush; to quite
(n.) retaliation for a wrong; revenge... sth. is justly deserved
(n.) active strength or force; intensity
(n.) hardship; strictness or sternness; as in action
Quell
(v.) to suppress; subdue; to crush; to quite
Retribution
(n.) retaliation for a wrong; revenge... sth. is justly deserved
50 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Reverend Wilson questions Pearl about
Wearing the scarlet letter has given H…
the first thing Pearl notices as a baby
Chillingworth wants Hester to live so…
her religious training
knowledge of the hidden sins of others
scarlet letter
suffer in shame
Reverend Wilson questions Pearl about
her religious training
Wearing the scarlet letter has given H…
knowledge of the hidden sins of others
48 terms
The Scarlet Letter
ignominy
physiognomy
edifice
magistrate
humiliation, disgrace
features
building or large structure
an office entrusted with administration of the laws
ignominy
humiliation, disgrace
physiognomy
features
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter
Inauspicious
Petrify
Indubitably
Scourge
Not showing or suggesting that future success is likely
To turn into stone
Without a doubt; absolutely
Whip
Inauspicious
Not showing or suggesting that future success is likely
Petrify
To turn into stone
100 terms
Scarlet letter
Inscrutable
unimpassioned
Lustre
Vigor
impossible to understand or interpret.
...
...
...
Inscrutable
impossible to understand or interpret.
unimpassioned
...
21 terms
The Scarlet Letter
inauspicious
physiognomies
heterodox
venerable
unlucky or unfavorable
a facial feature or expression
unorthodox opinions or not accepted opinions
made sacred by a community
inauspicious
unlucky or unfavorable
physiognomies
a facial feature or expression
15 terms
The Scarlet Letter
adultery
election
forgive
guilty
cheating on your husband or wife
a vote to select the winner of a political office
to stop being angry with somebody for a bad thing that they did
having done something wrong
adultery
cheating on your husband or wife
election
a vote to select the winner of a political office
9 terms
Scarlet Letter
Ignominy
Physiognomy
Contumely
Beadle
Public shame or disgrace.
A person's facial features or expression, especially when reg…
insolent or insulting language or treatment.
a ceremonial officer of a church, college, or similar institu…
Ignominy
Public shame or disgrace.
Physiognomy
A person's facial features or expression, especially when reg…
15 terms
The Scarlet Letter
pestilence
repugnance
inextricable
pathos
a deadly epidemic or disease
strong distaste or aversion to; objection revulsion
incapable or being disentangled; hopelessly intricate
pity or compassion
pestilence
a deadly epidemic or disease
repugnance
strong distaste or aversion to; objection revulsion
49 terms
The Scarlet Letter
adultery
balcony
bosom
cheek
sex between a married person and someone who is not their hus…
a platform built on the upstairs outside wall of a building
a woman's chest, or the part of her clothing that covers it
either side of the face below the eyes
adultery
sex between a married person and someone who is not their hus…
balcony
a platform built on the upstairs outside wall of a building
12 terms
Scarlet Letter
Mutability
Prolific of
Caprice
Intangibility
Changeableness
Likely to bring forth
A whim; a sudden change of mind
A lack of bodily substance
Mutability
Changeableness
Prolific of
Likely to bring forth
13 terms
Scarlet letter
Venerable
Ignominy
Inauspicious
Abate
Worthy of reverence or respect
Dishonored; disgraceful conduct.
Unfortunate; I'll-omened
Lessens;reduce in amount
Venerable
Worthy of reverence or respect
Ignominy
Dishonored; disgraceful conduct.
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