The portrayal of women in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter"


Essay, 2016

8 Pages, Grade: 12


Abstract or Introduction

This essay discusses how Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter" engages with the role of women in the nineteenth century based on the example of the protagonist, Hester Prynne. A number of critical voices on the topic are analysed, and it will be discussed if, and how, the text portrays women differently than they were wanted to behave when the novel was published in 1850.

Details

Title
The portrayal of women in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter"
College
University of Sheffield
Grade
12
Author
Year
2016
Pages
8
Catalog Number
V1128247
ISBN (eBook)
9783346504524
Language
English
Keywords
nathaniel, hawthorne, scarlet, letter
Quote paper
Michelle Blum (Author), 2016, The portrayal of women in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1128247

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