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Nina Baym
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Books In My Heart
Books In My Heart rated it 5 years ago
This book was amazing! I never even saw the ending happening. I mean for the man who was prosecuting the mother for having a "bastard child" was her father??? It was crazy! I suppose it was wriiten so long ago that I didn't see it coming.
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 5 years ago
I read this book in school. I wasn't crazy about it then, but it was a little better the second time. I honestly don't remember much about when I read it in school or the discussions about meanings that we probably had. I still got bored some, but Pearl kept me more interested this time. I like the ...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 7 years ago
Plot summary (as if you don't already know) Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Boston, this tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth reveals Nathaniel Hawthorne's concerns with the tension between the public and the private selves. Publicly di...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it 8 years ago
Gah. Quite simply, while this was an semi-appreciable look at the sin and guilt of the characters, it was stunningly dull and I would never voluntarily pick it up again. I did not care a bit about anyone or anything, was minorly concerned by how a lot of things were worded concerning the affair of H...
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it 8 years ago
The Scarlett Letter is a classic story set in Puritan New England. Hester Prynne, who bore a child out of wedlock while married to a man she thought was dead, has been ostracized by the community in which she lives. Horrified by this unbelievably unconscionable act (sarcasm intended), Hester is forc...
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