The Scarlet Letter Chpt 13 & 14

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The Scarlet Letter Chpt 13 & 14


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who does Hester feel a responsibility toward?
    • A. 

      Pearl

    • B. 

      Chillingworth

    • C. 

      Dimmesdale

    • D. 

      Bellingham

  • 2. 
    What has the "A" come to mean in the eyes of the people?
    • A. 

      Ample

    • B. 

      Able

    • C. 

      Adultery

    • D. 

      Angry

  • 3. 
    What actions has Hester taken to create this change in the townspeoples' opinion of her?
    • A. 

      Donated to the poor

    • B. 

      Helped the sick

    • C. 

      Counseled the sad

    • D. 

      Clothed the Native Americans

  • 4. 
    What is Hester's opinion of womanhood in Puritan society?
    • A. 

      Women are respected by their husbands

    • B. 

      Even the saddest women should be happy

    • C. 

      Even the happiest women don't have it very good

    • D. 

      Men should be respected by their wives

  • 5. 
    Why does the author state, "The scarlet letter had not done its office"?
    • A. 

      It is designed to punish Hester, but it has rewarded her with gold.

    • B. 

      It is designed to celebrate Hester's rebel spirit, but she feels embarrassed.

    • C. 

      It is designed to empower Hester, but she is still powerless.

    • D. 

      It is designed to remind her of her sin, but she criticizes society instead.

  • 6. 
    At the end of Chapter XIII (13), who does Hester plan to meet and why?
    • A. 

      Chillingworth, to ask forgiveness.

    • B. 

      Chillingworth, to be released from her promise.

    • C. 

      Dimmesdale, to ask forgiveness.

    • D. 

      Dimmesdale, to be released from her promise.

  • 7. 
    In Chapter XIV (14), according to Chillingworth, what are the town leaders currently discussing?
    • A. 

      Letting Hester take off the "A"

    • B. 

      Taking Pearl away again

    • C. 

      Promoting Dimmesdale to Chief Priest

    • D. 

      Sending Dimmesdale away to study

  • 8. 
    According to Chillingworth, DImmesdale has  "...but increased his debt" (125).  Why?
    • A. 

      He has added hypocrisy to sin.

    • B. 

      He has escaped Chillingworth's trap.

    • C. 

      He has ruined Chillingworth's fortune.

    • D. 

      He is the reason Chillingworth has turned into a fiend.

  • 9. 
    What does Hester tell Chillingworth she has to do?
    • A. 

      Reveal Chillingworth's secret to Dimmesdale

    • B. 

      Reveal Dimmesdale's sin to the town

    • C. 

      Reveal Chillingworth's real identity to the town

    • D. 

      Reveal her new line of clothes to the women in town

  • 10. 
    What is Chillingworth's response to Hester's intentions?
    • A. 

      He refuses to let her.

    • B. 

      He helps her do it.

    • C. 

      He agrees to let her do it.

    • D. 

      He threatens to kill Dimmesdale if she does it.

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