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41.39 MB | 37 pages
Start off your unit on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter with this smartly designed 37-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Topics covered in the presentation:
• Brief Hawthorne biography
• American Romanticism
• Novel vs. Romance
• Puritan beliefs
• Role of women
• Role of children
• Native American fears
• Puritan superstitions
• The custom house
• Puritan punishments for adultery
• Puritan Holidays (with emphasis on Election Day, alluded in novel)
• Allusions: Anne Hutchinson, Pearl of Great Price, Bathsheba and David
• and more!
Includes several discussion prompts and lots of personal pictures from trips to Salem, Massachusetts.