Give students an edge on this traditionally challenging chapter of The Scarlet Letter. This reading guide will help students to gain insight into Hester's psyche, motivations, intentions, and personality. It will help them discover her relationship with the Boston community that simultaneously shuns and needs her. The last questions will enlarge their understanding of the symbol of the A itself. The easy to use, conveniently sized reading guide can be slipped inside the text pages for handy access.