Friday, April 20, 2012

The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne

A for Adultery.

In them there olden days, to whit, the 17th century, they didn't appreciate a woman being up the duff if the hubster was not physically around to have actually performed the impregnation.

What follows is the story of a woman forced to wear identification of such an act after just such a situation, and her refusal to buckle to community desires for information.


4 out of 5

http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/33

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