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Why does Hester feel obligated to warn Dimmesdale of Chillingworth's vengeful intent?
She loves Dimmesdale and wishes to protect him.
She cannot forgive Chillingworth for his coldness as a husband.
She feels connected to Dimmesdale by their crime.
Hester wishes to prevent Chillingworth from sinning by seeking vengeance.
She feels she owes Dimmesdale for preventing Pearl's removal years prior.