Welcome: The Scarlet Letter: The Puritan and the Other
Description: The webquest is designed to be an independent study for advanced level 11th and 12th grade students reading Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the author and the historical context of the writing, and the influence of both on themes conveyed in the text.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: English / Language Arts
Keywords: The Scarlet Letter, Puritan society, gender issues, religion, literary themes, novel studies, early America
Author(s): Amanda Edwards