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Blogging The Scarlet Letter

By Emily BrownDecember 31, 2016
Hi! Welcome. Contrary to everything you've ever heard, this book is not garbage. Sure, Hawthorne uses the word "ignominy" exactly twenty-three more times than... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 10 (Chapters 21-End)

By Emily BrownNovember 4, 2016
Buckle up. This is one hell of a finale. Chapter 21: The New England Holiday The governor's inauguration day is here, and the atmosphere is... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 10 (Chapters 21-End)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 9 (Chapters 18-20)

By Emily BrownOctober 31, 2016
Welcome back to Blogging The Scarlet Letter. Last time, Hester and Dimmesdale decided to flee Massachusetts. Will Pearl be cool with it? Chapter... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 9 (Chapters 18-20)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter Part 7 (Chapters 13-15)

By Emily BrownOctober 12, 2016
Last we heard, Hester, Pearl, Dimmesdale, and Chillingworth rendez-vous-ed under a meteor shower. It didn't go well. Find every installment More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i> Part 7 (Chapters 13-15)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 6 (Chapters 11-12)

By Emily BrownOctober 5, 2016
Previously in Blogging The Scarlet Letter, Chillingworth discovered an undisclosed ~THING~ on Dimmesdale's chest, and we still don't know what it is. Find... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 6 (Chapters 11-12)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 5 (Chapters 9-10)

By Emily BrownSeptember 28, 2016
Previously in Blogging The Scarlet Letter, Hester got invited to a devil party and Dimmesdale was Captain Obvious. Find every installment here! Chapter 9: The... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 5 (Chapters 9-10)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 4 (Chapters 7-8)

By Emily BrownSeptember 26, 2016
Previously in Blogging The Scarlet Letter, Hester and Pearl were released from prison. Besides having no friends, they're doing alright for... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 4 (Chapters 7-8)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 3 (Chapters 4-6)

By Emily BrownSeptember 21, 2016
Previously in Blogging The Scarlet Letter, Hester was being escorted back into the prison after refusing to tell anyone who the father of her... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 3 (Chapters 4-6)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 2 (Chapters 1-3)

By Emily BrownSeptember 19, 2016
Previously in Blogging The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote a really long introduction—the equivalent to the Hogwarts profs' obstacles in Sorcerer's Stone. Did... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 2 (Chapters 1-3)

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 1 (Introduction)

By Emily BrownSeptember 15, 2016
In preparation for this series of Blogging the Classics, I went through all the SparkNotes comments on The Scarlet Letter: "This is the most stupid... More  →
Blogging <i>The Scarlet Letter</i>: Part 1 (Introduction)