Written by: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Type of Work: novel
Genre: romance; psychological romance
Main Characters: Hester Prynne; Arthur Dimmesdale; Roger Chillingworth; Pearl
First Published: 1850
Setting: Puritan town of Boston
The three most important aspects of The Scarlet Letter:
- The scarlet "A" worn by Hester Prynne stands for...
- Much of the novel's beginning is true and...
- The Scarlet Letter is a gothic romance, not a...