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English Quiz: William Bradford, Anne Bradstreet, Jonathan Edwards
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William Bradford hardships
-long journey in the mayflower
-harsh winters/ little to no food
-no friends and or village to greet them
-conflict with indians
William Bradford faith
-believed in authority of God
-church of england strayed from the bible and gods law
-didnt think is was just to be peresecuted for your faith
William Bradford strength of character (work ethic/ community spirit)
-first governor in Plymouth colony
-stayed true to his faith throughout the hardships
-helped the pilgrims get through harsh winters and helped sick pilgrims
William Bradford relations with native Americans
-in the beginning pilgrims and NAs fought
-Squanto was God's instrument and to help the pilgrims survive
William Bradford plainness of style
-how and where they worshiped
Anne Bradstreet hardships
-Struggles with the fact that she wasn't raised in the puritan faith
-human condition for us to want stuff
-wants to incorporate God into her love wither her husband
Anne Bradstreet faith
-wanted to live an internal life and go to heaven
Anne Bradstreet strength of character
-realized all you need in life is God not material possessions
-loved her husband and her children very much
Anne Bradstreet Plainness of style
-Lived in a rich household in her childhood
-well educated by her father
Anne Bradstreet other beliefs and culture
Johnathan Edwards hardships
-Trying to convert the unconverted
Johnathan Edwards faith
-believed in salvation of god when you convert
-believed in wrath of God and his hatred for the unconverted
Johnathan Edwards plainness of style
-wore fewer clothes
Johnathan Edwards other beliefs and culture
What was Bradford's position?
First governor of Plymouth colony
How does he show he is a godly man?
Worked diligently under the eyes of God. Helped the sick when he was well.
Describe the conditions when the pilgrims arrive.
Strange neighbors, harsh winters, starvation, did not know the land well, no colony they could join
Show how the relationship between the Indians and the pilgrims changed.
At first the pilgrims stole from the Indians which made them mad so the Indians attacked the NAs. Massiot approached them and set rules. Squanto was their translator and thought them how to grow corn and how to fish.
What is the puritan work ethic? How does Bradford and the pilgrims show this?
Persevere through the rough times. They survived the harsh winters and when William Brewster, Myles Standish, and five other helped the sick even though they were well
What kind of work is of Plymouth plantation?
How does Bradford explain what pleases God?
Please God to vanquish their enemies; give them deliverance
Who are Massait, Samoset, and Saquanto?
Samoset-chieft and familiar with land/farming
Massasoit-great chief-made treaty with them
Squanto-interpreter-"special instrument from God"
Simple informative; I historical account of important events
Long sentences with lots of details EX. Names and places
What is the Mayflower compact
Agreement for self government
Why was the Mayflower compact written? How was it realistic? How was it idealistic?
To establish laws and government, and union
Realism: need to come together in a community (order)
Idealistic: that people will completely obey without any rulers
How does Bradford work reflect the culture and beliefs of his society
Puritan beliefs and everything happens because of God; shows how plane and straightforward they are: how they worship, where they worship
For whom did she write her poems?
When did Anne Bradstreet live?
Why did she write at unusual times?
She was busy with her eight kids
How did she feel about her loss?
Sad to lose her possessions but realize she would be in a better house aka heaven
What does she think about?
All the things she will never get back aka possessions
Where is her permanent home?
Where does she decide her hope and change your lie?
How does she explain why she feels this way?
God has given her everything
Architect is a metaphor for him?
God- he built the almighty house aka heaven
Iambic tentrameter and cuplets
How do her poems reflect the culture and beliefs of her society?
How women are treated, how they view heaven as greater than earth
What keep sinners from going directly to hell?
What does ad words speak mostly about?
How God hates the unconverted/the wrath of God/needing to repent/the whores of hell
To what does Edwards compare humanity/the unconverted?(3)
A worm, a thread, snake insects
Where is God holding humanity?
Above the fiery pits of hell
Does Edwards office and there's a way to save themselves?
Yes, to repent and convert and rededicate your life to God
Who is Edwards?
Preacher and theologian puritan
When did he live?
What did he do?
Gave sermons and used fear as a
What did he deliver/right?
Sinners in the hands of an angry God
Draw three images that stick out in your mind from the sermon
-God can end us as easily us a stepping on a bug
-cutting the string
-Open door for repentance
Is using fear and effective way to get people to do what you want?
Yes it persuaded people to convert
A talk on religious or moral subject
Monotone, use of fear, imagery, changes in town
How does his sermon reflect the culture and beliefs of his society?
Shows how God views sinners and believe of the early Puritans; he had his culture believes that God is angry at them converted in the shows that he believes year is a motivation
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