1: "But she named the infant "Pearl", as being of great price, | -purchased with all she had,-her mother's only treasure!"
2: “Pearl was a born outcast of the infantile world."
3: "An imp of evil,emblem and product of sin, she had no right among christened infants.”
4: “And there stood the minister,with his hand over his heart; and Hester Prynne,with the embroidered letter glimmering on her bosom;
5: and little Pearl, herself a symbol, and the connecting link between those two.”
7: “In her was visible the tie that united them."
8: "She had been offered to the world,these seven years past,as the living hieroglyphic,in which was revealed the secret they so darkly tried to hide,-all written in this symbol,-all plainly manifest,-had there been a prophet or magician skilled to read the character of flame!"
9: And Pearl was the oneness of their being.”
10: Pearl Analysis | Pearl in the Scarlet Letter was used as a symbol of the linked relationship of Hester and Dimmesdale. She is often referred to as Hester's scarlet "A" in life, being the product of the two adult's sin.