Confession Essays

Analysis of Quotation from Scarlet Letter

“After putting her finger in her mouth, with many ungracious refusals to answer good Mr. Wilson’s question, the child finally announced that she had not been made at all, but had been plucked by her mother off the bush of wild roses, that grew by the prison- door.” (Hawthorne, 76) Pearl feels a connection to the rose because she is like a rose. A rose grows from something dirty and ugly yet very natural. This is Hester and Dimmesdale. Their…

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