Physical Traits/ Personality: - Gentleman advanced in years -Wrinkles Character Traits: -Stern -Hot tempered -selfish -follows Puritan rules Quote: “He wore a dark feather in his hat, border of embroidery on his cloak, and a black velvet tunic .”
Physical Traits/ Personality: - Young; with a figure of perfect elegance; tall; dark and abundant hair, black eyes; has feminine gentility that is lady-like & sets her apart from other women of her time. Character Traits: - Quiet and humble - Isolated - Dutiful and penitent Quote: "Every gesture, every word, and even the silence of those whom she came in contact, implied, and often expressed, that she was banished.
REVEREND ARTHUR DIMMESDALE
Physical Traits/ Personality: -Old -loves Hester -hates himself for it -Stricttowards puritan laws and beliefs Character Traits: - Hypocrite; Mysterious; Liar; Thief; Cheat Quote: "inward trouble drove him to practices more in accordance with the old , corrupted faith of Rome than with the better light of the church..."
Physical Traits/ Personality: -Widow -Governor Bellingham's sister -Witch Character Traits: - Bitter tempered -Reminder of hypocrisy in puritan society. Quote:"Hey come to the witch party in the forest!"
Physical Traits/ Personality: -Young girl (baby) -Mystery Child Character Traits: -Innocent -Pure -Stuck (who she was born) Quote: "In the darknight-time, he calls us to him, and holds thy hand andmine, as when we stood with him on the scaffold yonder.'
Physical Traits/ Personality: - Hesters forbidden love -much older than her -Strong Character Traits: -Denial -Unstable -Intelligent -Self absorbed Quote: "He has felt conscious of me. He has felt an influence dwelling always upon him like a curse