FC: Scarlet Letter "A" and The color red
1: "was that Scarlet letter, so fantastically embroidered and illuminated upon her bosom. It had the effect of a spell, taking her out of the ordinary relations with humanity her in a sphere herself" Page 7 Chapter 2 | Description Of the letter "A" and Color "red" | The symbol is what the story revolves around, the society gives it the meaning and the symbol of Hester's sin. | http://www.doctormacro.com/Images/Gish,%20Lillian/Annex/Annex%20-%20Gish,%20Lillian%20(Scarlet%20Letter,%20The)_01.jpg
2: "But it was a remarkable attribute of this garb, and indeed, of the child's whole appearance, that it irresistably and inevitably reminded the beholder of the taken which Hester Prynne was doomed to wear upon her bosom. it was the scarlet letter in another form, the scarlet letter endowed with her life." Page 53 Chapter 7
3: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Scarlet_Letter_(1934_film) | Pearl was wearing a Scarlet colored dress, which then represents the same meaning as the "A" Hester wears. Pearl is the product of the sin.
4: "At the very least, they should have put the brand of hot iron on Hester Prynne's forehead" Page 4 Chapter 1 | Speaker:Hawthorne Spoken to: Reader
5: Most of the colony women want the worst for Hester, they think the "A" should be branded on her, and the "A" would still be red. | http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Scarlet+letter&FORM=HDRSC2
6: "It was the scarlet letter in another form; the scarlet letter endowed with life! The mother herself- as if the red ignominy were so deeply scorched into her brain that all her conceptions assumed its form-had carefully wrought out the similitude; lavishing many hours of morbid ingenuity to create an analogy between the object of her affection and emblem of her guilt and torture." | Chapter 7 Page 53
7: primestage.com | The narrator is expanding on the idea of what the Scarlet Letter is about. | The narrator is speaking to the reader.
8: " ' Pearl? - Ruby, rather!- or Coral! -or Red Rose, at the very least, judging from thy hue!" responded the old minister" Chapter 8, Page 61
9: Significance: The importance of this is showing that people's opinion of Pearl is that she is not a treasure like her mother sees her, but rather a reflection of her mother's sins a.k.a. "The devil's spawn"
10: "The mother herself as if the red ignominy were so deeply scorched into her brain that all her conceptions assumed its form- had carefully wrought out the similitude; lavishing many hours of morbid ingenuity to create an analogy between the object of her affection and the emblem of her guilt and torture." Page 53 Chapter 7
11: The color "red" and the letter "A" are symbols of Hester's sin of adultery, the book revolves around these symbols. The letter is a constant reminder to Hester about her sin. | http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Scarlet+letter&FORM=HDRSC2#view=detail&id=562D53B03EDD585EEE5FD22D74763CE51559CB5D&selectedIndex=31
12: "It had the effect of a spell, taking her out of the ordinary relations with humanity and enclosing her in a sphere by herself" Page 7 Chapter 2 | Speaker:Hawthorne Spoken to: Reader
13: The Letter "A" singles her out, pointing out her sin and making it known to everyone. Whoever use to associate with her no longer does. Hester is in her own bubble of isolation.