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Crossway Books & Bibles Christian Guides to the Classics: Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

Pull everything you can out of the classics!

Leland Ryken provides a clear pathway to understanding the "Great Works" through this engaging series of short guidebooks. Beginning with "why the classics matter" and "how to read a story," readers will find a helpful path to reading and analyzing influential works in the Western canon. Evaluating the text from a distinctly Christian perspective, this guide to Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter includes commentary, points out scriptural allusions and biblical subtext, summarizes the plot, and examines Hawthorne's use of symbolism.

Christian Guide to the Classics books provide:

  • An introduction to the author and work
  • An explanation of the cultural context
  • Published criticism
  • Definitions of key literary terms
  • Discussion questions
  • Resources for further study

    73 pages, softcover. High School-Adult.

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