Puritans In Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter'

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1.) The action of The Scarlet Letter takes place in 1645. Investigate the puritan age to discover how the Puritans viewed the world. Puritans thought the world was nothing but a place where God has sent you to worship him. They believed that life on Earth was only a test made by God to see if you get into heaven, or not. The puritans were a very strict race. They were isolated from other races to form a sort of utopia of purity. 2.) How did the Puritans define and view the following: guilt, sin, crime, adultery? The Puritans were very strict with their punishments. They saw all sins as a crime. Guilt, sin, crime, and adultery were all basically viewed the same. Today, a sin is not considered a crime. You cannot be legally punished for committing adultery. The puritans condemned those…show more content…
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