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scarlet woman

New Testament a sinful woman described in Revelation 17, interpreted as a figure either of pagan Rome or of the Roman Catholic Church regarded as typifying vice overlaid with gaudy pageantry
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Her example applications are clothing and textiles in Luke's gospel, a scarlet woman in John 4, and ancient medicine and Paul's Corinth.
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Robert published more on Whitman, James, Forster, and Melville than on Hawthorne, but his work on Hawthorne was always provocative --no essay more so than "Hester Prynne, C'estMoi: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Anxieties of Gender" (in the collection Engendering Men, 1990), which includes an insightful, culturally sensitive reading of "The Custom House" as "an essay in sexual politics," whose author constructs himself as a transvested "scarlet woman." In this preface to a "story of a woman scorned by her community for a sexual transgression," Robert argues, "Hawthorne dramatizes his own inability to find a place to locate safely both his vocation and his gender."
And her sisters insist her image as a scarlet woman is wide of the mark.
The others are a frenetic Freezing Fire, a moody Scarlet Woman and a seriously funky Mysterious Traveller.
Her life is a pleasant routine until her intrigue was piqued by yesterday's mail, which included a letter accusing Corrina of being a "Scarlet Woman," and then telling her "that the wages of sin are death." Instead of being afraid, Corrina found it weird.
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SCARLET WOMAN The sexy 40s siren look was huge on the catwalks, as seen on the models at Valentino and D&G.
It wasn't just Coral's beauty, talent, or sexual abandon that seduced my father, it was also her reputation as a "scarlet woman," her famously bawdy humor, and her easy acceptance of other people's sexual preferences and proclivities that he found so appealing.
SCARLET WOMAN Rita chose hotpants and an all-red look
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