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The Scarlet Letter

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Pearl's Obsession with the Scarlet Letter

SCARLT-PRYGOG

Of the following, which is the BEST reason for Pearl's obsession with her mother's scarlet letter?

A

Pearl wishes to absolve her mother of her sins.

B

Pearl has been tainted by Puritan society and learns to hate her mother.

C

Pearl serves as a daily reminder of Hester's sin.

D

Pearl will one day be prone to the same sin as her mother.

E

Like the other Puritans, Pearl sees her mother as a symbol of sin rather than a person.