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Which of the following quotations gives a reason for why Hester is able to think differently from other women?
"The scarlet letter was her passport into regions where other women dared not tread." (165)
"Shame, Despair, Solitude! These had been her teachers." (165)
"They had made her strong, but taught her much amiss." (165)
"Her intellect and heart had their home, as it were, in desert places." (165)
"She had wandered in a moral wilderness." (165)