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Excerpt from The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1850

What is the purpose to lines 71-73?

A

To show that some people in the community feel that Hester Prynne was justly punished.

B

To reveal that the crime is not that great within the community, it is a mortal sin.

C

To establish that Hester has some townspeople who do not hate her like the others.

D

To indicate that, regardless of physical punishment, Hester will always suffer from guilt.

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