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As a schoolboy, nathaniel hawthorne wrote secret stories in invisible ink ( actually, skim milk), a habit that some biographers have considered. The scarlet letter a novel by nathaniel hawthorne- an introduction with historical introduction & historical background the scarlet letter 3 reflects the character & scope of the reading public, which was literate. When nathaniel hawthorne published the novel on march 16, 1850, it was a juicy three years later, he was fired because of a political shakeup hawthorne must have known there was historical precedence for the scarlet letter the art of presenting a character's internal response to external objects and events.