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Unit 2 Literature

People of the 18th century were determined by_______ and _______
Good and evil
Colonists that are loyal to Great Britain
What did the literature of the 18th century include?
Politics and government
Convinces readers to think or act in a certain way
Repeating grammatical structures
Restating an idea using the same words
Author known for personification
Phillis Wheatly
Most powerful orator of the american
Patrick Henry
Ben Franklin's piece of literature to get to moral perfection
"The Autobiography"
What piece of literature describes night's restorical powers?
"An Hymn to the Evening"
Who does Paine address in in The Crisis Number
The soilders
Crevecours definition of an american involves _____ and ______
Hardwork and self interest
A short, concise statement expressing a wise or clever observation or general truth.
A person's account of his or her life
Advocate for women's rights and the opposition of slavery
Abigail Adams
Letters that are conversational & intended only for the reader to whom they are addressed
Private letters
Wife of the 2nd president and mother of the 6th
Abigail Adams
She was taught how to read and write by her slave owner
Phillis Wheatly
She published her first poem at 13 years old
Phillis Wheatly
Recorded his experiences as a European immigrant in America
Illustrated an idealistic vision of America
Letters that are intended for a wide audience these letters are created for general publication but written in the form of a personal letter.
Public letters
Signed Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Treaty of Alliance with France, & Peace Treaty with England
Ben Franklin
Defender of American Rights
Thomas Jefferson
Drafted the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
Who is Crevecoeur's intended audience?
The Europeans to come to America (the poor)
How would you summarize Crevecoeur's definition of an American?
An American is a new man and they are a mixed race ( melting pot )
Literature produced by Native Americans
Haunting poetry & legends
Literature produced by Puritans
Powerful inward-looking words
Literature produced by Statement of Revolutionary period
Political documents