Pearl's quality of being a stereotypical character makes her blend intosome situations and not into others.
Pearl was portrayed as a stereotypical'victim of Hester's sin', adultery, because as she walks through town with hermother the other kids shout and curse at her.
Pearl's Contribution to the Scarlet Letter In Hawthorne's epic novel, The Scarlet Letter he discusses Pearl, amain character, and her contribution in making the novel a romantic one.
Hawthorne uses three types of romantic topics relating to Pearl.
Pearl takes it in stride anddefends her mother and fends off the evil children.
This is the title page for the first edition of The Scarlet Letter, published in 1850. Source: Special collections, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries *URL: by Wikipedia.Hester takes the punishment alone and refuses to name her lover and Pearl’s father.The man in question, reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, participates in Hester’s public humiliation on the scaffold.As Dimmesdale’s mental state weakens, Hester’s status within the community improves.She has endured the abuse from the community and they are now content to leave her alone.She refuses to do so, however; she moves to the outskirts of town and works as a seamstress.The local children taunt Pearl as often as their parents taunt Hester.Chillingsworth admits that he has become a willing instrument of the devil before releasing Hester from her promise to keep his identity a secret (Hawthorne, 206-209).Hester waits for Dimmesdale frequently before finally confronting him about Chillingsworth being her husband.Stereotypicalcharacters, supernaturalness of characters, and the imaginary aspect ofcharacters are all qualities of romantic language Hawthorne uses to betterdevelop Pearl's character.Over the course of the novel Hawthorne uses all ofthe aspects of romantic language to unfold the life of Pearl and how she actshaving these qualities.