The Scarlet Letter
Hester Prynne - the protagonist of the novel who is
the wife of Roger Chillingworth. She is a condemned adulteress.
Arthur Dimmesdale - the minister of Hester's church.and
the faterh of Pearl
Roger Chillingworth - Hester's husband physician who
has sent his wife ahead of him to America.
Pearl - the beautiful daughter of Hester and Dimmesdale.
Governor Bellingham - the governor of the colony. There
actually was a governor by that name in Boston.
John Wilson - an older clergyman. The character is
based on an actual person who came to Boston in 1630.
Mistress Hibbins - the sister of Governor Bellingham.
She is based upon another actual figure from history, who was executed for
The Sexton - a worker in Dimmesdale's church.
The Captain - the commander of the ship that is to
Dimmesdale, and Pearl away.