The scarlet letter has many themes that can be discussed in creative ways. During this time boston was a puritan settlement, as was a lot of new england in this time. As this will be your final grade, i am particularly interested in seeing that you have an understanding of the major events and themes. The story begins as hester prynne, the novels protagonist, is led out of a prison carrying an infant, named pearl, in her arms. The scarlet letter is a romantic work of fiction in a historical setting, written by nathaniel hawthorne. See more ideas about the scarlet letter, scarlet, american literature. Pearl made when she was pretending to be a mermaid. In this activity, students will identify themes and symbols from the book, and. In the scarlet letter, why is pearl often compared to an elf. Mar 30, 2010 bellingham see financial disaster xxii chillingworth dimmesdale woodland as in financial disaster xvi governors corridor kings chapel final of e book massachusetts new england x diagram of the e book.
English projectsnot my problemthe scarlet letterpainted letters black and. His obsessions with psychology, wellbeing and cognition often live on his blog, where you can download a free ebook, gwords. For the 1953 ellery queen novel, see the scarlet letters. It vividly depicts puritan life in massachusetts during the mid1600s and explores issues of american morality, religion, and hypocrisy. P is for pearl, the daughter of two sinners is what the colonists call them. Hawthorne came from a long line of puritans one of his forefathers was a judge during the salem witch trials, and puritan beliefs about subjects like guilt, repression, original sin, and discipline inform the book on every level. The scarlet letter,level 2 by nathaniel hawthorne, paperback.
The scarlet letter chapter 6 summary and analysis enotes. Page 320 the angel and apostle of the coining revelation must be a woman, indeed, but lofty, pure, and beautiful. The novel is set in seventeenthcentury boston, a city governed by strict puritan law. The scarlet letter by nathaniel hawthorne free ebook. This is the sin hester committed b lasphempy b is for blasphemy. Y youngdimmesdales youth is incessantly stressed young dimmesdale. Write a short story in which you consider how the scarlet letter would have been different if chillingworths ship had wrecked and he had never come ashore in the new world. I o quiet is how pearl is when she is around strangers. See more ideas about scarlet, the scarlet letter and lettering. Nathaniel hawthornes the scarlet letter reaches to our nations historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy. Scarlet letter alphabet book by emma morrison on prezi. Chillingworth was devoted to finding the father of hesters child and overly zealous.
A fun project you can do with your students at the end of the scarlet letter is an abc book. A romance is a work of historical fiction by american author nathaniel hawthorne, published in 1850. Endofbook projects can tend to get stale and boring. Q p o is for the opportunity that hester gets to leave with pearl and dimmesdale. Set in 17thcentury puritan boston it tells the story of hester prynne, who conceives a daughter through an adulterous affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. These free notes consist of about 52 pages 15,407 words and contain the following sections. The scarlet letter kindle edition by hawthorne, nathaniel. Wilson came two other guestsone, the reverend arthur dimmesdale, whom the reader may remember as having taken a brief and reluctant part in the scene of hester prynnes disgrace. For the scarlet letter, i am completing an alphabet project.
Use the activities below to support students reading of the novel and help them better. Introduction although written almost 150 years ago, nathaniel hawthornes the scarlet letter contains concepts and insights relevant to contemporary readers. So strongly is the scarlet letter rooted in every chapter and almost every sentence of the book that bears its name. Tags english, the scarlet letter, project, h hester. How prezi does project status updates with a distributed workplace. That sin that hester committed which causes her to have walk around with the a scarlet letter. Set in an early new england colony, the novel shows the terrible impact a. Students in barths classes crafted their own letter to represent a negative aspect of themselves, using different fabrics, drawings, and materials to decorate it according to the trait. By reading the scarlet letter as a primer for adultsa novel that challenges the definition of literacy itself in its refusal to articulate that word for which the novels. The scarlet letter alphabet book by grace fowler on prezi. The scarlet letter free ebook online literature project.
A throng of bearded men, in sadcoloured garments and grey steeplecrowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes. The scarlet letter final project ap literature, teaching literature, american. Project on key eventscharacters of the scarlet letter in abc format. Perhaps the scarlet letter is so popular, generation after generation, because its beauty lies in the layers of meaning and the uncertainties and ambiguities of the symbols and characters.
A romance is a work of historical fiction by american author nathaniel. The abcs of the scarlet letter by ginsberg, lesley studies in. You may copy it, give it away or reuse it under the terms of the project gutenberg license included with this ebook or online at. For my american literature class, i am doing a project on the scarlet letter by nathaniel hawthorne.
Some common examples are lazy, critical, analytical, procrastinator, impulsive, and emotional. The scarlet letter is one of the most celebrated novels in early american literature and is probably the magnum opus of its author, nathaniel hawthorne. The scarlet letter is the story of hester prynne, a woman in boston in the 1600s. My name is kaity and im an 11th grade homeschool student. Scarlet letter alphabet book is for pearl, who is hesters daughter and a very mischievous little girls. September, hawthorne began work on the scarlet letter and on the.
Juniors make their own scarlet letters for english class activity. The free the scarlet letter notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. The project gutenberg ebook of the scarlet letter, by. Hester is judged on the scaffold by all of the townspeople because of her sin. For this project, you are to create a scarlet letter of your own to wear. What is your impression of how the puritan worldview is taken up and treated by hawthorne in the scarlet letter. Create a web site for the scarlet letter with principle areas including the authorss background, as well as the setting, characters, symbols, and themes of the novel. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Mar 18, 2012 over spring break i read the book the scarlet letter by nathaniel hawthorne. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the scarlet letter. The themes of alienation and breaking societys rules are ones to which many teenagers can readily relate.
Scarlet letter alphabet book a adultery this is why she wears the letter a b. Students create a book in abc format, using each letter of the alphabet as a page. The scarlet letter 2 of 394 editors note nathaniel hawthorne was already a man of fortysix, and a tale writer of some twentyfour years standing, when the scarlet letter appeared. Or is it nathaniel hawthornes the scarlet letter, published in 1850 and set over a century earlier, amid those stuffy old puritans with their funny hats and buckles. Both hester and dimmesdale possessed a yearning to sin which ultimately led to the scarlet letter. Your letter will be the first letter of the word that describes a weakness in your own character. Scarlet letter alphabet book pages 1 27 text version anyflip.
Like i did with yyouth, i said what y stood for and then i gave an example but put the actual quote from the book with the page number and everything god your so lucky lol. For your final project, you will create an alphabet book using one letter of the alphabet per page. List of books and articles about scarlet letter online. English projects, the scarlet letter, american literature. Aug 21, 2015 chase mielke, author of what students really need to hear, is a learning junkie who happens to have a love affair with teaching.
Shes moody and asks a lot of questions is for judged. Use this engaging and fun activity to have students show what they know about the scarlet. You will be given some time in class to create your. In order to earn a livelihood hawthorne served as surveyor of the port at salem 184649, where he began writing his masterpiece, the scarlet letter 1850. Set in 17thcentury puritan new england, the novel delves deeply into the human heart, presenting the problems of moral evil and guilt through allegory and symbolism. English projectsnot my problemthe scarlet letterpainted lettersblack and. Set in puritan massachusetts bay colony during the years 1642 to 1649, the novel tells the story of hester prynne who conceives a daughter through an affair and then struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. The scarlet letter final project by a novel way tpt. Feb 24, 2008 when doing the abc book, you should give textual examples to support the letter. The scarlet letter nathaniel hawthorne your bookmark location 1234 added on saturday, 15 september 12 15. Each generation can interpret it and see relevance in its subtle meanings and appreciate the genius lying behind what many critics call the perfect book. Aerial alphabet alphabets mobile phone on alphabet background 50 letter wallpaper for cell. In the 17th century puritan town setting, hesters scarlet letter is a source of shame and the cause of her isolation. The scarlet letter at project gutenberg the scarlet letter public domain audiobook at librivox.
The scarlet letter n3157 lundt road helenville, wi 537 2625938470 monfri. The scarlet letter alphabet book free stories online. Abc book scarlet letter the scarlet letter nathaniel hawthorne. Scarlet letter alphabet book by david scott on prezi. Options include writing diary entries, creating an alphabet book, and much more.914 511 373 578 265 91 1517 666 973 464 211 1019 753 1160 709 1046 585 1133 608 597 1541 117 1325 245 810 1153 1144 780 1038 1210 390 140 1468 519 1019 1267 178