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The Scarlet Letter

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Dimmesdale, Fiend

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Chillingworth tells Hester that he is

a fiend!

and asks rhetorically,

who made me so? (142)

What is the irony in his question?

A

Chillingworth implies it was Dimmesdale who made him a fiend when it was actually himself.

B

Chillingworth implies it was Hester who made him a fiend when it was actually himself.

C

Chillingworth implies he made himself a fiend when it was actually Hester.

D

Chillingworth implies he made himself a fiend when it was actually Dimmesdale.

E

Chillingworth implies he made himself a fiend when it was actually Pearl.