For some, keeping these secrets may be no problem, but for others it can be agonizing.
In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s , multiple perspectives show the differing ways in which people deal with their “secret sins.” The calm, accepting manner of Hester Prynne juxtaposed with the debilitated Arthur Dimmesdale work to demonstrate the effects of secrets on the psyche; the longer one tries to conceal a dastardly secret, the faster it will diminish them from the inside.
Likewise, Dimmesdale is unable to profess his love due to the restrictions placed upon him; if he were to confess what he did, he would surely be punished, possibly with death (Bercovitch 12).
Hester and Dimmesdale acted impulsively and, as Bercovitch claims, naturally, even though letting emotion takeover is rarely the best way to handle a situation.
Life ends before we figure anything out, most importantly how not to be lonely. But feeling like you have no one to love - abject lonliness - is not alright.” ― “Anyway, what do women grab when they’re nervous and sitting at their desks?
I love how women look in panties, how they’re flat in the front.
But as she begins to distract herself with her work and realize the blessing of her child Pearl, the fiery “A” emblazoned on her chest begins to take new meaning.
Once standing for “adulterer,” many begin to see it as representing “able” (152).
But if you're worried all the time about having to go live with your parents as a thirty-seven-year-old, then to hell with hell.
But I'm so crippled by my enormous twenty-first century rent that I can barely get out of bed, let alone raise hell, which is what you need to do to qualify as a ballsy writer. You have to care about political things and you have to be able to afford booze, not to mention days lost to hangovers.