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Unformatted text preview: the new land they encounter, and the people that inhabit that land? How do they compare the New World (America) to the Old World (England/Europe)? Harriott's description of the new land, and more specifically of the people, is very observant and non-judgmental. He describes the natives' clothing, ways of life, living arrangements, etc., but does not impress his own opinion on these things. Smith, however, calls the native people savages. Smith's writing is also very different from Thomas Harriott's in that he is much more vain, and boasts about things he has done for the people, embellishing on stories to make himself sound better....
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- Spring '08