Jacolby WashingtonSeptember 15,2017Coming of Age in the DawnlandEnglish 3- 6th PeriodThe author’s purpose for writing “Coming of Age in the Dawnland” is toinform and persuade readers about the Native Americans. The author used imageryto convey the purpose of writing this story. Mann also used tone to tell why hewrote this story.The author’s tone is friendly and/or funny. For example, “....it was as if he hadstuck out his and said, Hello, I’m the Wrath of God.” The author compared the wayTisquantum approached the Pilgrims to the Wrath of God. Another example is“Patuxet had plenty of fish and fowl…” Theses examples are used in the story tomake the reader feel as though he/she is being taught.Secondly, the author uses imagery to convey his purpose for writing. In lines 15-23 Mann tells how Tisquantum regarded to himself as a citizen. Another exampleis lines 119-135, these lines show the constellations in the community. The author
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Chemistry,Native Americans in the United States,European settlers