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convex
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Hester looked by way of humouring the child; and she saw that, owing to the peculiar effect of this convex mirror, the scarlet letter was represented in exaggerated and gigantic proportions, so as to be greatly the most prominent feature of her appearance.

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  • Convex mirrors make things look smaller and farther away than they are.
  • Light passing through a convex lens converges at the focal point.

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