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Where have Hester and Pearl been before they arrive at the scaffold on their way home?


Hester and Pearl have been at Governor Winthrop’s deathbed before they arrive at the scaffold on their way home. Hester was getting his measurements for a robe that she would make for him.


More Questions

1. What is the result when the Reverend Dimmesdale tells his congregation that he is the worst of sinners?
2. What measures does Dimmesdale take in an attempt to penance for his sins?
3. Where have Hester and Pearl been before they arrive at the scaffold on their way home?
4. What does the minister reply when Pearl asks him if he will stand on the scaffold with them in broad daylight?
5. How do the other townspeople who see the red A in the sky interpret it?