Colonial Period Unit

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  Introductory Reading: Puritanism

 

*Notes: What did Puritans value? What did they believe?

 

HW: Read Anne Bradstreet Poems

Discuss Anne Bradstreet

Poems

 

*Meter

*Archaic Language

*Inverted Syntax

 

HW: Read Edward Taylor: from God’s Determinations Touching His Elect

 

Discuss Edward Taylor: from God’s Determinations Touching His Elect

 

*Conceit

*Imagery

*Pun

*Paradox

 

HW: Edward Taylor: Upon a Spider Catching a Fly

 

Discuss Edward Taylor: Upon a Spider Catching a Fly

 

*Conceit

*Internal Rhyme

*Parable

*Symbol

 

HW: Read Jonathan Edwards’ Sermon

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Discuss Jonathan Edwards’ Sermon

 

*Conceit

*Imagery

*Persuasion

 

HW: Read The Examination of Sarah Good

 

Discuss The Examination of Sarah Good

 

*Assumptions

*Biases

 

HW: Read Giles Corey Article

 

 

Answer questions about Giles Corey Article

 

 

Quiz: Puritan Readings

 

Choose Groups & Research Topics

 

Research Day

 

 

Work on Group Essay

Turn in Group Essay by the end of class!

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