Historically motivated gender ambiguity in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter"


Term Paper, 2017

14 Pages, Grade: 1,0


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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Survey of Gender Roles in Historical Contexts
2.1 Gender in Puritan Contexts
2.2 Shifting Gender Understandings in Hawthorne's Time

3 Gender Roles in The Scarlet Letter
3.1 Female Gender and Hester Prynne
3.2 Male Gender and Arthur Dimmesdale

4 Conclusion

Bibliography

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Title
Historically motivated gender ambiguity in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter"
College
University of Rostock  (Anglistik/ Amerikanistik)
Course
Early American Literature, US History and Its Aftermath
Grade
1,0
Author
Year
2017
Pages
14
Catalog Number
V459922
ISBN (eBook)
9783668906662
ISBN (Book)
9783668906679
Language
English
Keywords
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hawthorne, Scarlet Letter, Gender, Hester Prynne, Gener roles, Arthur Dimmesdale, Puritans
Quote paper
Bettina Siebert (Author), 2017, Historically motivated gender ambiguity in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/459922

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