Book's themes are highlighted today
October 10, 2018
(Editor’s note: We’ve received a few letters from Green River High School students who have recently read “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The students have compared current events to themes found in the book.)
My name is Espen and I would like to take some of your time to explain a problem I have with our society. I thought about the theme of crime and punishment when I was reading through “The Scarlet Letter” and how unfair it can be. Especially in our society, today people get off almost scot-free from horrible crimes. Our society had many problems...