Oxford Bookworms Library 4: The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel HawthorneISBN: 9780194791830;
Издательство: Oxford ELT
The Oxford Bookworms Library provides superb reading and student / teacher support for the classroom, and is also highly recommended for schools running Extensive Reading Programmes, offering the right range of books that encourage students to read for pleasure.Scarlet is the colour of sin, and the letter'A'stands for'Adultery'. In the 1600s, in Boston, Massachusetts, love was allowed only between a husband and a wife. A child born outside marriage was a child of sin.Hester Prynne must wear the scarlet letter on her dress for the rest of her life. How can she ever escape from this public shame? What will happen to her child, growing up in the shadow of the scarlet letter? The future holds no joy for Hester Prynne.And what will happen to her sinful lover - the father of her child?