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Why does Hester at first resist Chillingworth's attempts to give the baby medicine?


Hester at first resists Chillingworth’s attempts to give the baby medicine because she thinks he is taking revenge on her for her unfaithful act, being her husband, by harming her baby, who is innocent.


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1. Where is Roger Chillingworth, the stranger of Chapter III, to lodge while the authorities work out his ransom with the Indians?
2. What two kinds of experience equip Chillingworth to be a physician?
3. Why does Hester at first resist Chillingworth's attempts to give the baby medicine?
4. What promise does Chillingworth exact from Hester?