Flashcards in Unit 1 Test Deck (19):
The Earth on Turtle’s Back
When Grizzlies Walked Upright
To My Dear and Loving Husband
By Night While Others Soundly Slept
Verse Upon the Burning of Our Home
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
The Great Awakening Comes to Weathersfield, Connecticut
Puritan plain style
characterized by short words, direct statements, and references to ordinary, everyday objects
repetition of beginning consonant sounds
an indirect reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, etc.
a figure of speech that implies a comparison between two unlike things
a figure of speech that implies a comparison between two unlike things,
using “like” or “as.”
repeated words or phrases, usually used for emphasis
giving a non-human creature or thing human-like characteristics
Appeal to Emotion, Appeal to Reason, Appeal to Authority
using emotion/logic/an authority figure to help prove a point.
3 Edwards uses both emotion and reason in his sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. Give an example of each, and explain why it was effective.
Thesis: In Edwards sermon uses emotion and reason to make people feel personal conviction resulting in it being very effective
1. Emotion Says, god his holding us up from failing strait into hell, metaphor
2. Uses reason saying if someone who is in hell had the chance you have now they would do anything to do that
4. Edwards uses many metaphors and imaginative expressions of speech to dramatize Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. Select at least three of these expressions. Explain why they are powerful and what effect they might have on listeners.
Thesis: johnathan Edwards uses many powerful metaphors and imaginative expressions of speech to dramatize sinners in the hands of an angry God.
-metaphor: we are constantly being held by a thread over a "pit of fire and despair(hell)" that is threatening to burn away at all times. Nothing we can do to stop it
-metaphor: comparing a person falling to hell praying for their "righteousness" to help them, it is written as a rock falling on to a spider web
-imaginative expression: Gods wrath is the most powerful thing in existence, and nothing is stronger than he is. He is just waiting to unleash his wrath upon you