"This is the child we were only speaking of, the child of adulteress, Hester Prynne." said Reverend Wilson. Hester went to the governor hall so she will be able to keep pearl, Govenor Bellingham wanted to take pearl under they charge and teach her disciplines and instructed church teachings. Pearl was acting very nice towards Reverend Dimmesdale, as if she knew him.
Roger Chillingworth hesters husband had nothing to gain by claiming the woman as his lawful wife, but scandal and dishonor. Chillingworth decides to hide his old identity. Dimmesdale began having health problems . Dimmesdale cheeks had grown pale, and he lacked the energy he used to have.
Chillingworth started to realize something was really bothering Dimmesdale not just the sickness, he think Dimmesdale is hiding something from him. Chillingworth thinks Dimmesdale sickness can be an emotional or psychological cause.