This work can be seen at least from two sides, it illuminates once two global problems of mankind, pushing the secular and religious world: 1. The women's question in conjunction with the question of morality and adultery; 2. The spiritual and carnal love san Gester Prien - the personification of the devil for the Puritan society, because only known celestial father of the child, the father of the earth, who gives birth to a new substantive preferred not to disclose his name. She is destined to endure a humiliation, continually feel the judgmental attitudes, '' clean '' and '' right '' married matrons. But she stoically takes down the severity of shame, although she believes women's share of the accumulation of misfortunes. Just because it went against the half-moral and pseudo-community, because the true Christian does not dare to blame the fallen, but only has the right to gently direct the right way. However, her embroidered fire stigma '' A '' has become a symbol of defiance, courage, pride and self-esteem. It has lost its original meaning, becoming a metaphor.
The Rev. Arthur Dimsdale - people rising up against himself, against the natural inclinations and fervor of love, but because of love for God wanted to reject the earthly. This brings him almost more pain, burning mark on the skin, seeping heart fire out. His fate - to live a double life, lying to himself, writhing to select adherent like glued resin mask on the face, move your own body as a painful burden, a vale of sorrow and depravity. It is known that many people have comprehended the secret of holiness, led a relentless struggle with temptation, there is such a person in the image of the devil, which has in excess of subtle flair and quirky, worth even say perverted mind - Roger Chillingworth. He takes a gentle, quivering soul Arthur in his power, causing her to writhe in agony and beg for salvation. Only one way out - take the path of truth, to tear off all the masks face, remove the hinge tightly boarded up the door to his heart, having passed through the temptation of overcharging.
In the fight with the devil salvation can only be a recognition of oneself and others, voiced the truth ceases to be a Damocles sword, the thread finally cut, keeping the sword from the bottom in order to avoid falling on the unfortunate head, at best, a sterile if any, he finally It falls on the head of the accident, eliminating him from the pangs of conscience and earthly sorrows. Fear weakens the vices and contracts in an invisible point.
This work can be seen at least from two sides, it illuminates once two global problems of mankind, pushing the secular and religious world: 1. The women's question in conjunction with the question of morality and adultery; 2.