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The Scarlet Letter

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Hawthorne and Dickinson

SCARLT-QEXU61

Which of the following Emily Dickinson quotations would Hawthorne most favor, as evidenced by this novel?

A

"Because I could not stop for Death—He kindly stopped for me—"

B

"He put the belt around my life—I heard the buckle snap, And turned away, imperial, My lifetime folding up..."

C

"Some keep the Sabbath going to Church—I keep it, staying at Home—With a Bobolink for a Chorister—And an Orchard, for a Dome—"

D

"'Hope' is the thing with feathers—That perches in the soul—And sings the tune without the words—And never stops—at all—"

E

"Have you got a brook in your little heart, Where bashful flowers blow, And blushing birds go down to drink, And shadows tremble so?"