Scarlet Letter, The - E-Guide
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Through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s timeless tale of sin, guilt, vengeance, and redemption, students will learn:
Background Information: Do some research to learn more about the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Romanticism, and Transcendentalism.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Grammar and parts of speech, root words, foreshadowing, imagery, synonym, personification, compare & contrast, in context.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Keeping secrets, lying, shame, penance, and martyrdom, judging others, correction and pride, vengeance, confession, subjective morality, reconciliation with God.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Pre-reading analysis papers on civil government, biblical view of sin, biblical response to people. Brook Farm research. Point-of-view summary essay. Puritanism research paper. Analyze patterns in novel.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, The Scarlet Letter.
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!
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- Recommended Grade Level:
- Massachusetts, 1640's
- American Literature, Historical Literature
- Study Guide Author:
- Michael S. Gilleland
- For the Book By:
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
- Study Guide Page Count:
- 53 pages
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