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In this book the prison was built for all the sinners in the town It was a symbol of punishment to the people It was made of cold stone wall and it was right in the middle of the quiet town It also represented crime because of all the different crimes people have done to get in there And a symbol of sadness for everyone that was inside the prison Hawthornes significance of the prison was to show even in a small town there is always some siners and some evilhe also wants you to see how the Puritan law sees people as criminals or as siners Another important symbol in this story was the rosebush outside the prison It was very beutiful It represents beauity because of the rose petles that grow on it And a symbol of pain because of the thorns on the stem of the plant that protect the plant from different things And it give hope to the people inside to see a beutiful rosebush growing right outside It also represents life and rebirth in how the plant can surive all by itself and how the petals can die and fall off and thay grow back Hawthorne uses it as to say there is a little good in all evil Also probely one of the most important symbols in this story was the scarlet letter It represented adultery which haster was caught for comiting Which is a very big sine in this town It also stands for punishment for what she has done and by having it on everyone knows what she has done to disurve it ut on the other hand it also stands for pride Hester wore it with pride and even when she could take it off she didentAnd Hawthorne is symbolizing that even know she sined Theres a difference between doing and being wrong Also the most important women in the story was
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