Prynne


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Prynne

William. 1600--69, English Puritan leader and pamphleteer, whose ears were cut off in punishment for his attacks on Laud
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She intimates there is a brown paper bag containing $25,000 hidden in one of the toilets and Michael can earn a further PS75,000 if he agrees to find a passenger called Prynne, who is travelling to Cold Spring station in Zone 7.
Drawing appropriate parallels to Hester Prynne, Aviva decides to flee South Florida to a remote town in Maine, in the hope of beginning a new life on her own terms.
The residents of Riley's rural Alabama town do not believe she was assaulted, and she is treated as a modern-day Hester Prynne.
Hester Prynne in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter is an American symbol of the struggle against excess, as well as the timeless debate about how much sex and violence is too much.
Eliot's explanation of why contemporary poets must be difficult pertains to Prynne for the same reason it did to Eliot, Pound, and other High Modernists.
Tamara Atkin's book opens with a quote from the Histrio-Mastix (1633) by the anti-theatrical writer William Prynne, who translates a passage from Honorius Augustodunensis (twelfth century) that affirms a connection between the priest celebrating Mass and acting in the theater; for example, "by the stretching out of his hands, he denotes the extension of Christ upon the Crosse.
But then there is Hester Prynne, so successful at her enterprises that she alters her community's group-think, so powerful that she transforms the meaning of symbols, and so industrious that she creates new callings for herself, becoming by the end of the novel a "Sister of Mercy," such "helpfulness was found in her,--so much power to do, and power to sympathize" (1:161).
H Prynne has pushed the boundaries of poetry to the extremes in terms of vocabulary and syntax.
It tells of two couples - the suave Elyot Chase and his younger wife Sybil (John Hopkins and Emily Woodward), and the impossibly elegant Amanda Prynne and her husband Victor (Kirsty Besterman and Ben Deery) - who find themselves in adjoining rooms.
when Hester Prynne was declared an adulteress (3 6 3)