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 & sets her apart from other woman 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: - Devoutly religious - Wise - Guilty
Physical Traits/Physiognomy: Youthful; elegant; white, lofty, and impending brow; large, brown, melancholy eyes; a mouth which was apt to be tremulous, expressing both nervous sensibility and self restraint
Quote: "Wondrous strength arid generosity of a woman's heart! She will not speak!"
Physical Traits: Hard experience written in his wrinkles
Character Traits: - Stern - Wise - Just
Quote: - "...the responsibility of this woman's soul lies greatly with you. It behoves you; therefore, to exhort her to repentance and to confession, as a proof and consequence thereof. "
Character Traits: - Bitter-tempered - Witch-lady
Physical Traits/Physiognomy: - Ill-omened - Witch-lady - Old
Character Traits: - Innocent - Intelligent - Graceful