Vocabulary
Chapters 19 & 20
Chapters 21 & 22
Chapters 23 & 24
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Chapter 19 Accustomed to accept something undesireable
What is inured

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Chapter 19 Why does Pearl make her mother put her scarlet letter back on again?
What is because it is a source of comfort and recognition for Pearl.

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Chapter 21 What news does Hester receive from the ship captain?
What is Chillingworth has booked passage on the boat.

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Chapter 23 As Dimmesdale leaves the church, where does he go?
What is the scaffold.

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Chapter 7 Why does Hester go to the governor's house?
What is she is delivering a pair of gloves and she wants to ask about the rumors that Pearl will be taken away from her.

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Chapter 20 not to be disputed or contested
What is irrefragable

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Chapter 19 After Dimmesdale kisses Pearl's forehead, what does she do?
What is she washes away the kiss in the brook.

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Chapter 21 What does darkness symbolize?
What is sin; deceit; shame

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Chapter 23 What is Dimmesdale's most dramatic revelation to the community?
What is he tears open his shirt and reveals the burning letter on his chest.

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Chapter 9 Why do Dimmesdale and Chillingworth begin to spend so much time together?
What is Chillingworth becomes Dimmesdale's doctor

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Chapter 21 something bitter and grievous; bitterness
What is wormwood

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Chapter 19 What is Dimmesdale's planned destination upon returning to town?
What is England/ Bristol

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Chapter 22 What does Pearl want from Dimmesdale?
What is she wants him to publicly accept her.

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Chapter 23 What does Dimmesdale ask Pearl to do?
What is he asks her to give him a kiss.

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Chapter 10 What actions of Dimmesdale's suggests that he is hiding something on his bosom?
What is he puts his hand over his heart.

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Chapter 22 sympathetic pity
What is pathos

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Chapter 20 What does Dimmesdale do after his visitor leaves his room?
What is he rewrites his Election Day sermon.

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Chapter 22 Several things depress Hester in this chapter. Explain one of them.
What is 1) Dimmesdale shows her no recognition; 2) Chillingworth is going to bring Dimmesdale on the ship; 3) the towsnpeople stare at Hester's scarlet letter.

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Chapter 24 How does Hester spend the remainder of her life?
What is she returns to Boston and counsels troubled women.

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Chapter 11 Dimmesdale tortures himself in different ways. Explain one of them.
What is 1) he fasts; 2) he whips himself; 3) he keeps vigils

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Chapter 23 elevation to divine status
What is apotheosis

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Chapter 20 Dimmesdale has several different wicked impulses when he returns to town. Describe one of them.
What is 1) he has the urge to swear; 2) he questions eternal life; 3) he wants to corrupt the innocent

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Chapter 22 What message does Dimmesdale give Pearl?
What is he lets her know that it is time to reveal his secret.

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Chapter 24 Next to whom is Hester buried and what is on their shared tombstone?
What is Dimmesdale and a scarlet letter "A"

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Chapter 12 How does Dimmesdale feel sas he holds Pearl's hand on the scaffold?
What is he feels a rush of new life because he is doing what he believes is right.