Character Traits: _experienced -sombre sagacity of age -accomplished -dignified -authoritative -good, just, and sage
Physical Traits/Physiognomy: elderly; wrinkled; stern; tempered energy of manhood; wears a dark feather in his hat; kind eyes.
Quote: - "He wore a dark feather in his hat, a border of embroidery on his cloak, and a black velvet tunic beneath—a gentleman advanced in years, with a hard experience written in his wrinkles. He was not ill-fitted to be the head and representative of a community."
Character Traits: - Quiet and Humble - Isolated -Dutiful and penitent
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 and sets her apart from other women of her time.
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
Character Traits: -brilliant speaker -kind man -wise reverend -mysterious -conflicted -shameful -weak
Physical Traits/Physiognomy: shows signs ofhuman frailty and sorrow; young; pale; physically delicate; large, melancholy eyes; a tremulous mouth; features suggest sensitivity.
Quote: - "If thou feelest it to be for thy soul's peace, and that thy earthly punishment will thereby be made more effectual to salvation, I charge thee to speak out the name of thy fellow-sinner and fellow-sufferer!"
Character Traits: -bitter-tempered -sour -discontented
Physical Traits/Physiognomy: ill-omened physiognomy that seemed to cast a shadow; witch-like; dark hair; evil eyes.
Character Traits: -deep and varied personality -passionate -Wild peculiarity -desperate defiance -quick tempered -giggly -smart
Physical Traits/Physiognomy: lovely; perfect shape; vigorous; natural dexterity; faultless beauty; a strange, intelligent, & malicious look; deep, glossy brown hair.
Character Traits: -angry -vengeful -secretive -deceiving -selfish -forceful -persuasive
Physical Traits/Physiognomy: penetrative and keen look; horrifying twists across his features; dark face with powerful emotions; strangely calm.
Quote: - "Wilt thou go with us tonight? There will be a merry company in the forest; and I wellnigh promised the Black Man that comely Hester Prynne should make one."
Quote: - "Heart-smitten at this bewildering and baffling spell, that so often came between herself and her sole treasure, whom she has brought so dear, and who was all her world, Hester sometimes burst into passionate tears."
Quote: “Live, therefore, and bear about thy doom with thee, in the eyes of men and women—in the eyes of him thou didst call thy husband—in the eyes of yonder child! And, that thou mayst live, take off this draught.”