17th October 2019


Who is the apostle Eliot in The Scarlet Letter?

the Apostle Eliot. John Eliot, a Puritan minister who preached to the Massachussett tribe and translated the Bible into their language. the Apostle Eliot among his Indian converts. He would probably return by a certain hour in the afternoon on the next day.

Just so, who was the scarlet letter written about?

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Is the scarlet letter based on a true story?

In short, he claims The Scarlet Letter is a true story: There is a nugget of truth behind The Scarlet Letter. Hester Prynne and her illegitimate daughter Pearl never existed but Hawthorne, who read extensively about Puritan history, may have based his novel on the story of Mary Bailey Beadle.
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