Physical Traits/ Physiognomy: - Governor of Boston; Brother of Mistress Hibbins; enjoys money, luxury, privileges of power ; follows Puritan rules Character Traits: - Selfish - Narcissist - Rule follower - Self absorbed Quote: - "...that the Reverend Master Dimmesdale, her godly pastor, takes it very grievously to heart that such scandal should have come upon his congregation"
Physical Traits/ Physiognomy: - Young; with a figure of perfect elegance tall; dark and abundant hair; black eyes; has a feminine gentility that is lady-like & sets her apart from other woman of her time Character Traits: -Quiet and Humble -Isolated -Dutiful and penitent Quote: - "Every gesture, every word, and even the silence of those with whom she came in contact, implied, and often expressed, that she was banished..."
Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale
Physical Traits/ Physiognomy: - Had a affair with Hester; secret father of pearl; respected by the public; greater sin than adultery, selfishness Character Traits: - Shy - Scared - Trusted -Gulity Quote: - " As he spoke, he laid his long forefinger on the scarlet letter, which forth seemed to scortch into Hester’s breast, as if it had been red-hot. He noticed her involuntary gesture, and smiled."
Physical Traits/ Physiognomy: - Sister of the Governor; practiced witchcraft; invites people to witch parties in the forest; widow Character Traits: - Rebellious - Confident - Evil Quote: - "Wilt thou go with us tonight? There will be a merry company in the forest; and I well-nigh promised the Black Man that comely Hester Prynne should make one.”
Physical Traits/ Physiognomy: - Daughter of Hester and Dimmesdale; symbol of shame; Does what she wants; doesn't seem human to townspeople Character Traits: - Rebellious - Devilish Spirt - Outcast - Moody Quote: - "Little Pearl—who was as greatly pleased with the gleaming armor as she had been with the glittering frontispiece of the house—spent some time looking into the polished mirror of the breastplate."
Physical Traits/ Physiognomy: - Hester's actual husband; his name has a bad vibe; looking for revenge; sent Hester to america he stand in england but then came up with Indians; disguise as a doctor Character Traits: - Haunting - Back stabber - Secretive - Monstrous - Manipulator Quote: - "When he found the eyes of Hester Prynne fastened on his own, and saw that she appeared to recognize him, he slowly and calmly raised his finger, made a gesture with it in the air, and laid it on his lips."