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Test Your Knowledge with this Scarlet Letter Quiz

written by: Laura Wise • edited by: Amanda Grove • updated: 3/2/2012

"A" is for adultery in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel of faith and faithlessness. How well do you know "The Scarlet Letter"? Are you ready for that American Literature quiz? Test yourself and find out!

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    An American Classic

    Considered one of the greatest works of American literature, "The Scarlet Letter" is a tale of adultery, religious hypocrisy, human psychology, community and the consequences of our actions. When one woman commits adultery, she is condemned to years of public humiliation and ostracized from the community to raise her illegitimate child. Meanwhile, her husband broods on revenge and her lover walks free unnamed and unblamed. How well do you know this classic romance? Will you get an "A" on this Scarlet Letter quiz?

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    Quiz: 15 Questions on "The Scarlet Letter"


  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850.

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