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The Scarlet Letter

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Hester's Embroidery

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Hester's intricate and decorative needlework eventually becomes the fashion;

wealthy people and state leaders all seek out her work.

What is the significance of the needlework, which adorns her scarlet letter, also adorning the MOST people in town?

A

The people of Boston are willing to forget faults when it benefits them.

B

These Puritans are prone to the sin of vanity.

C

Puritans will always use the outcasts of society.

D

The Puritans like to wear a reminder that they could end up like Hester.

E

Hester is not alone in her sinning.