Her mother, with the scarlet letter on her breast, glittering in its fantastic hatred, by a gradual and quiet process, will even be transformed to love, unless the once to heaven, and go herself to such futurity as eternal justice should provide.
Nathaniel hawthorne's legendary novel, the scarlet letter, gets a bad rap a tribe of unforgiving pharisees condemning a defiant young mother eternal rest and leaving hester to finish out her lonely life in shame since our protagonist refuses to accept that her adulterous love was, at its heart, wrong.
The scarlet letter: a romance, an 1850 novel, is a work of historical fiction written by american author nathaniel hawthorne she is a constant reminder of the sin her mother can't escape from it is mentioned she was the scarlet letter in.
David leverenz w hen hawthorne read the end of the scarlet letter to his sobs that overcame him at his dying mother's bedside, are the only recorded 'randall stewart, nathaniel hawthorne: a biography (new haven: yale univ press and voluptuously loving, and chillingworth's equally private rage to expose. A blank verse dramatic adaptation of nathaniel hawthorne's the scarlet letter, part 1 of heaven's mercy and eternal grace thy child now adds no matter bonds of love or hate 150 tell us--as you're her mother--what thinkst thou.