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James Britt ENG231-79 Reader Response 2 Bradford, Winthrop, and Morton Bradford and Winthrop were both governors of their respective settlements. With this in mind I feel that their styles of writing were based on beliefs and position. Morton was not a governor and actually was not a Puritian. The reasons that Winthrop and Bradford’s literary works are so much alike are because of their style. Both authors used a style that gave glory to God. Plain style writing uses clarity simplicity and accessibility. This style of writing affected everything around the Puritans of each settlement. Buildings and language were all shaped in a not vain way to allow all attention to be given to the glory of God. This plain style of writing was very difficult to read, nothing exciting in the somewhat blunt text. I actually felt like I was reading a history book. I gathered that this style of writing held strong because of the historical value of the topics. Winthrop’s comparison of the Israelites to the non separatists is very important. In a way it
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