The Scarlet Letter Revenge Quotes: Examples & Analysis


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In The Scarlet Letter, who is Roger Chillingworth?

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1. In The Scarlet Letter, why does Hester say to Roger Chillingworth, ''thy acts are like mercy...but thy words interpret thee as a terror!''?

2. In The Scarlet Letter, how does Roger Chillingworth's lust for revenge change his outward appearance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In The Scarlet Letter the storyline focused on revenge is a powerful one. It is also essential for any reader to understand. This worksheet/quiz combo will help you study up and test your comprehension of revenge in The Scarlet Letter. Characters such as Roger Chillingworth and Hawthorne will be featured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on important information about The Scarlet Letter' including:

  • The relationship between Hawthorne and Chillingworth
  • Famous lines of The Scarlet Letter and their meanings
  • Chillingworth's thirst for revenge

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related The Scarlet Letter lesson on revenge quotes
  • Making connections - understand how Chillingworth becomes a lower sinner than other characters
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the impact of Dimmesdale's death

Additional Learning

In order to better understand the theme of revenge in the famous play The Scarlet Letter, read through the lesson titled The Scarlet Letter Revenge Quotes: Examples & Analysis. This lesson will teach you about:

  • Why Chillingworth's storyline is important in the novel
  • The most famous quotes about revenge in The Scarlet Letter
  • When Hester finds redemption and renewal