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The Scarlet Letter

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Hester, Sister of Mercy

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Which of the following quotations explains why Hester helps the poor and afflicted?

A

"She came, not as a guest, but as a rightful inmate, into the household that was darkened by trouble." (133)

B

The people say her scarlet letter stands for: "Able; so strong was Hester Prynne, with a woman's strength." (134)

C

"This might be pride, but it was so like humility..." (134)

D

"Hester's nature showed itself warm and rich; a wellspring of human tenderness." (133)

E

"She never battled with the public, but submitted uncomplainingly to its worst usage." (133)