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The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter: Really, I Have to Wear It All the Time? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Scarlet Letter? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the scarlet letter?

A segment on Sesame Street
Correspondence from Miss Scarlet, of Clue
A symbol of Hester's adultery
A symbol of Hester's awesomeness
Q. Who's Roger Chillingworth?

An town aristocrat
Hester's husband's alias
Hester's alter ego
A local hero, who rides a horse named Frost
Q. Where do the Reverend and Hester plan to go?

New York
Q. What does the Rev. Dimmesdale have on his chest?

An "S", because he figures himself a real super guy
A mole
Lots of hair
An "A"
Q. To whom does Chillingworth leave all his money?

The townspeople, so they can berate Hester some more
It's to be buried with him