Alicante Journal of English Studies / Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

Amor and Neurosis in The Scarlet Letter

María del Carmen África Vidal Claramonte



This article tries to show The Scarlet Letter as a love story, basing its argument on a series of references to philosophical principles. The second part of the essay deals with Dimmesdale's neurotic personality and takes psychiatric studies as its starting point.


Hawthorne, Nathaniel; The Scarlet Letter; Literatura norteamericana; Amor; Neurosis


Copyright (c) 1988 María del Carmen África Vidal Claramonte

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