Puritan beliefs in literature

2. The Puritans - RUA: Principal

Puritan literature • There was a purpose to Puritan writing: to glorify God • Puritans reinforced in their writings their . religious mission . by using the language of the . Old Testament, adapted to the realities of the New World • They believed that events described in …

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Pilgrims and Puritans Plymouth Colony - MRS.MITCHELL'S ...

Puritan Literature •The writing style of the Puritans reflected the plain style of their lives – spare, simple, straightforward. •Puritan Plain Style characterized by short words, direct statements, and references to ordinary, everyday objects.

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UNIT 1: Early American Literature and Puritanism: 1600 to ...

Early American Literature and Puritanism: 1600 to 1750 U N I T O V E R V I E W Primary Assessment: In a minimum of 750 words, analyze and evaluate how Puritan literature and their form reflect the beliefs and values of Puritan society, and examine what Puritan values remain within, or have had significant influences on, present American identity.

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The Puritans - Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Puritan Lifestyle—Church They had very long, complicated sermons No musical instruments were featured in church services Men and women sat on separate sides It was against the law not to attend church Since the Puritans broke away from Roman Catholics, they created very simple churches

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Puritan Background and Characteristics

Puritan Background and Characteristics Religion was the most influential cultural force on writers of this period. Puritan values and beliefs directed people’s everyday lives as well as the formation of American society. Puritan Beliefs Many of the settlers in the 1600s were Puritans. Puritans were a group of English

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Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature ...

United States and its national literature. The postexceptionalist wave of Puritan scholarship, which has been ongoing for over a decade, has effectively decoupled Puritanism from this larger telos of American origins. As a result, new historiographic tools have emerged for studying and understanding Puritanism in a variety of contexts.

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2. The Puritans - RUA: Principal

Puritan literature • There was a purpose to Puritan writing: to glorify God • Puritans reinforced in their writings their . religious mission . by using the language of the . Old Testament, adapted to the realities of the New World • They believed that events described in …

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The Puritans - Yola

•All forms of ENTERTAINMENT were BANNED in their in Puritan society •Drama and books led to “immorality” •Music created a "dreamy" state that blocked out the voice of God. •The only ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ENTERTAINMENT: reading THE BIBLE and writing POETRY –always RELIGIOUS in content.

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Puritan Background “Lecture” and Assignment : The belief ...

Puritan Background “Lecture” and Assignment Online Lesson #4 Mrs. Bondi APLAC Directions: Read the background information on Puritans, their beliefs and the Plymouth Colony. At the end of this document is a short reading assignment. Please complete and bring with you to class on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. I. Basic Puritan Beliefs - Tulip 1.