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The Earth on Turtle’s Back

Onondaga Myth

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When Grizzlies Walked Upright

Modoc myth

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To My Dear and Loving Husband

Anne Bradstreet

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By Night While Others Soundly Slept

Anne Bradstreet

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Verse Upon the Burning of Our Home

Anne Bradstreet

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Huswifery

Edward Taylor

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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

Johnathan Edwards

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The Great Awakening Comes to Weathersfield, Connecticut

Nathaniel Cole

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Puritan plain style

characterized by short words, direct statements, and references to ordinary, everyday objects

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Alliteration

repetition of beginning consonant sounds

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Allusion

an indirect reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, etc.

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Metaphor

a figure of speech that implies a comparison between two unlike things

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Simile

a figure of speech that implies a comparison between two unlike things,
using “like” or “as.”

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Repetition

repeated words or phrases, usually used for emphasis

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Personification

giving a non-human creature or thing human-like characteristics

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Appeal to Emotion, Appeal to Reason, Appeal to Authority

using emotion/logic/an authority figure to help prove a point.

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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

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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

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2. Based on the details in Olaudah Equiano’s autobiography, explain why abolitionists used the text in their fight against slavery. Cite details from the selection and the effects you think they would have on readers.

The abolitionists in the life of Olaudo Equiano did show that the way they treated the slaves depicted a clear image of their stand for slavery reminding us that they had no regard for the slaves conditions.
-They were cargo- treated as animals
- sailors threw their left over ship overboard leaving slaves starving
-the slaves lived horrible conditions