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Nathaniel Hawthorn started writing The Scarlet Letter in 1847 and it waspublished in 1850 The Scarlet Letter is recognize by many critics as being one ofthe greatest of American novels1 Hawthorn created his own individual style ofromance a style of writing His own individual style of writing is now calledHawthorns Theory of Romance His theory of Romance is emphasized in TheScarlet Letter in many different ways The techniques Hawthorn used in TheScarlet Letter are basically from his theory of Romance Hawthorn uses histheory of Romance in many different ways in The Scarlet Letter Hawthorn being a Romantic writer incorporates many characteristics ofRomanticism and also includes his theory of Romance in the novel Someromanticism ideas he incorporates are those of heroic characters which wouldinclude Hester Prynne It had the effect of a spell taking her out of the ordinaryrelations with humanity and enclosing her in a sphere by herself2 A heroiccharacter is bigger than those found in ordinary life and also is strong bravenoble risky and powerful Another characteristic he includes is the writing ofmysterious events such as the adultery of Hester the birth of Pearl and the returnof her husband Roger Chllingworth The uses of the theory of Romance by Hawthorn follows an order Theorder is initiated by Hawthorn looking for to write on a serious topic The topic isthe adultery of Hester Pearls birth the revenge by Chillingworth and thehypocrisy of Dimmesdale Then he chooses the setting of his characters On theoutskirst of town within the verge of the peninsula but not in close vicinity to anyother habitation there was a small thatched cottage3 The small cottage isHesters home which is isolated from society This is a characteristic of a heroiccharacter which is Hester His next step is to choose characters who have lived in real life and toassociate them with fictitious characters The fictitious characters being HesterPrynne Roger Chllingworth
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