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5. What is one of the memories Hester has during her three-hour ordeal on the scaffold in Chapter 1 of The Scarlet Letter?
A. She reflects on her childhood, growing up in Salem, and how that village has now turned on her.
B. She reminisces about her secret lover and their time spent together.
C. She remembers her marriage to the thin, misshapen scholar and their life in Europe.
D. She remembers the excruciating ordeal of Pearl's birth.

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