Literature Review

Literature Review - Puritan Sensibility Faith-Based Man of...

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Puritan Sensibility Faith-Based Man of Faith Obeys Text Everything in the World focused on the next Nature=God {Spiritual Perfection} William Bradford [1590-1657] Of Plymouth Plantation = A religious model of colonization This piece tells of the pilgrim’s journey to the new world, from England, to Holland, to the Mayflower, to landing in the new world and their first winter. Three Purposes: 1) An explanation for the logically based government. 2) An attempt to provide an accurate history of the founding colony. 3) A testimonial to the Puritan purpose of glorifying God. John Winthrop “A Model of Christian Charity” Statement of the Puritan ideal Undertaking “a strict performance of representing their faith to the world” Anne Bradstreet [c.1612-1672] Wrote many poems, many didn’t believe she actually wrote them herself. Personalizes the Puritan experience Uses classical allusions Rhyme scheme; often couplets Mary Rowlandson [1636?-1711]
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course ENG 206 taught by Professor Andreu during the Fall '07 term at Flagler.

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Literature Review - Puritan Sensibility Faith-Based Man of...

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