"The Scarlet Letter" and the Power of Names

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Page 186:
"'Hush, Hester!' said Arthur Dimmesdale, rising from the ground."
Here we see a change in reference to the Reverend. In this scene when the couple discusses leaving town, Hawthorne refers to the Reverend by his first name, implying he is just a regular guy.

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