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SOAPS: “Our Plantation Is Very Weak” Joo Won Choi Period 1 Richard Frethorne is the speaker of this story. This unfortunate man was one of the many men who set sail to Jamestown via England. This document is primarily based on a gloomy, yet a somewhat optimistic letter to his father and mother. The purpose of this document was again a letter of assistance and a possible farewell. Richard Frethorne briefly describes the current situation of what he is being subject to. With only minimal amounts of bread and scarce water, the colonists were on the brink of extinction. Later on Richard lists a plethora of wishes; the delicacies of life. Cheese, butter and beef were couple of those. The audience would undoubtedly be Richard Frethorne’s father and mother. His initial motive was to send a letter requesting assistance and possibly a farewell. Many people died from the arduous boat ride and Richard assumed he would be the next victim. Richard Frethorne is one of the men who set sail for Jamestown as an
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Unformatted text preview: expedition organized by the Virginia Company. What would be later known as Jamestown, this colony was the first to mark their abode on the American soil. The first steps towards a great nation had been set. Richard Frethorne is the speaker of this story. This unfortunate man was one of the many men who set sail to Jamestown via England. This document is primarily based on a gloomy, yet a somewhat optimistic letter to his father and mother. The basic story of this article is of Richard Frethorne and the current state of which he is in. He tells his parents of the foul state of which the colonists are in at the moment. Only a couple of people were left. It was only a matter of time when the colonists would not be able to survive the vicissitudes of the wildlife. He then ends the letter requesting assistance to his dad, emphasizing how vital the father’s decision would be....
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