What does the sunshine symbolize in The Scarlet Letter?

Question:

What does the sunshine symbolize in The Scarlet Letter?

Literary Devices

Symbolism is a literary device that makes a thing or concept clearer by using something unrelated to represent it. In The Scarlet Letter, there are a number of symbols, and in the grim and restrictive Puritan environment, sunshine is one that refreshingly stands out.

Answer and Explanation:

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer!

View this answer

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

Loading...
Symbols & Symbolism in The Scarlet Letter: Examples & Analysis

from

Chapter 2 / Lesson 4
53K

Explore the symbols in ''The Scarlet Letter'' by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Examine how all the symbols add meaning to the plot through analysis and examples.


Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library