Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

Christian Guides to the Classics

by Leland Ryken
Publisher: Crossway Books
1st Edition, ©2013, ISBN: 9781433526084
Trade Paperback, 80 pages
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We’ve all heard about the classics and assume they’re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. But for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading, Crossway’s Christian Guides to the Classics are here to help.

In these short guidebooks, popular professor, author, and literary expert Leland Ryken takes you through some of the greatest literature in history while answering your questions along the way.

Each book:

  • Includes an introduction to the author and work
  • Explains the cultural context
  • Incorporates published criticism
  • Contains discussion questions at the end of each unit of the text
  • Defines key literary terms
  • Lists resources for further study
  • Evaluates the classic text from a Christian worldview

This guide opens up the signature book of American literature, Hawthorne’sScarlet Letter, and unpacks its universal themes of sin, guilt, and redemption.

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