17th Century Life/scarlet Letter

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The stranger sums it up best with the quotation, "Thus she will be a living sermon against sin, until the ignominious letter be engraved upon her tombstone." Since religion was such a key part of their lives, anyone who did disobey their god was looked down upon...
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What made religion ironic in this story was how everyone looked up to a reverend that had committed the same sin as someone they looked down upon severely. Dimmesdale says, "before the judgment-seat, thy mother, and thou, and I, must stand together! But daylight of this world shall not see our meeting!"(134) The reverend knows his sin and wants be punished with Hester and Pearl, yet not until what he calls "judgement day...
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