The Scarlet Letter

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Actions and Literary Techniques

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When Hester Prynne first steps foot outside of the jail, she instinctively covers the scarlet letter with her child and then removes it, realizing that this would NOT be effective.

This action is an example of what literary technique?

A

Metaphor

B

Irony

C

Symbolism

D

Allegory

E

Conflict