This Blog Is Disgusting

This blog has been operational for about a year.  Last spring, I decided to put all my old work on here, for people to read – everything from when I was in high school up until my late 20s.  I put a lot of academic writing on there and a lot of personal writing from […]

The Spiritual Growth of Hester Prynne – Written April 17, 2001

Throughout The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne is scorned, hated, humiliated, and ridiculed. However, towards the end of the novel, she is loved. Not only does Hester cahnge, but the community changes as well. Both the sin itself, Dimmesdale, Chillingworth, and the community played key roles in Hester’s development. She began the novel as a Puritan […]