Arthur Dimmesdale in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter
Arthur Dimmesdale in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale, in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, are both victims of the cruel isolation from Puritan society on the basis of their sins.
Arthur Dimmesdale in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter
Just as Adam and Eve were expelled from their society and suffered in their own being, so were Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale in The Scarlet Letter....
Arthur Dimmesdale And Hester Prynne SEVSTAR
Dimmesdale may have a lot of good qualities, but he also has some bad ones, like hypocrisy and weakness. Hester may not recognize it, but Chillingworth does. He tells her, "his spirit lacked the strength that could have borne up, as thine has been, beneath a burden like thy scarlet letter" (14.16). In other words, Arthur can preach a good sermon about the consequences of sin, but he sure can't deal with them himself.
Chillingworth versus Dimmesdale | jctepi
In Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1850 novel, The Scarlet Letter, Arthur Dimmesdale, an adulterate minister, seems to believe that Roger Chillingworth, the husband of his lover, is somewhat lacking in righteousness, when in fact, Arthur himself has "deeply sinned." Through his adultery, his lying, and his lack of faith, Arthur Dimmesdale wrongs more than anyone else in the novel....
The Scarlet Letter (Chapters 9-12) – AP Lang Scarlet
In the novel “The Scarlet Letter,” the author, Nathaniel Hawthorne, uses Roger Chillingworth to reap revenge on Arthur Dimmesdale for his affair with his wife, Hester Prynne.