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scarlet letter

“A” for “adultery” sewn on Hester Prynne’s dress. [Am. Lit.: The Scarlet Letter]

scarlet letter

the letter “A” for “adultery” sewn on Hester Prynne’s garments. [Am. Lit.: Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter]
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This bureaucratic position finds its literary equivalent in his stated role as "editor, or very little more" of the manuscript he finds accompanying the scarlet letter (Hawthorne 1: 4).
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