Indi and Cydney

  • John Winthrop: "A Model of Christian Charity"

    John Winthrop: "A Model of Christian Charity"
    SUMMARY:
    Winthrop delivered his sermon aboard the Arbella.He says how the puritains are the "chosen ones" and that they need to be role models for all other other people. they will be looked upon and judged by everyone else.They can't mess up because evryone is watching. They have a covanent with God.
    KEY LINES:
    -"We must always consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill."
    TIME PERIOD
    Puritains thought that they were superior to everyone,they were the "Chosen ones". Look to God for answers.
  • William bradfors: Of Plymouth Plantation

    William bradfors: Of Plymouth Plantation
    SUMMARY
    -pilgrams (story of his people)
    -wrote over 30 years
    -historical document
    KEY LINES
    -"The lordly tyrannous power of the prelates ought not to be submittd unto."
    ERA
    -struggles of the pilgrams to settle
    -everyone should pity them
  • Jonathan Edwards: "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

    Jonathan Edwards: "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
    SUMMARY
    -Sermon
    -said god is incontrol of your life and he can end it at any piont in time
    -everyone sins
    KEY LINES
    -"The God thaty holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect ove the fire."
    ERA
    -people were born sinners livefor God
    -god is graceful yet wrathful
  • Ben Franklin: The Autoboigraphy

    Ben Franklin: The Autoboigraphy
    SUMMARY
    -MOVED TO america, very poor because rich- in money and values
    -13 VIRTUES
    -vaule life on Earth
    KEY LINES
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    ERA
    -Puritain influence
    -rewards on Earth not heaven
  • Patrick Henry: Speech to Virginia Convention

    Patrick Henry: Speech to Virginia Convention
    SUMMARY
    -gives speech to go to war
    KEY LINES
    -"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided and that is the lamp of experience>"
    ERA
    -God will bring justice
  • William Cullen Bryant: "Thanatopsis"

    William Cullen Bryant: "Thanatopsis"
    Summary
    -narrator tells us to go into nature to find truth
    -nature speaks
    -says you should not fear death
    -you will be reunited with everyone at death and it is all around us
    - welcome death
    - nature tellls us to live
    Key Lines:
    -Go Forth, under the open sky,a nd list to natures theachings."
    -"So Live"
    Relfects:
    -Death is inevitable
    -oversoul
    -you go back into earth and become a part of something biger
  • Washington Irving; "The Devil and Tom Walker"

    Washington Irving; "The Devil and Tom Walker"
    SUMMARY
    -tom walker makes deal with devil and sells himself to him
    -damned for eternity -
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Nature"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Nature"
    SUMMARY
    -To truly find yourself and be alone you need to go into nature
    -nature can be happy or sad
    KEY LINES
    -"I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the universal being circulate through me; I am part or particle pf God."
    ERA
    -wisdom of the child
    -truth in nature
    -cycles of nature reflect a mans life
  • Nathaniel Hawthore- "The Minister's Black Veil"

    Nathaniel Hawthore- "The Minister's Black Veil"
    SUMMARY
    -minister wore black veil over his face bearing his sins
    -was cast out because his sin was outwardly displayed
    - refused to take off, even on his death bed
    KEY LINES
    -"There is an hour to come...when all of us shall acast aside our veils."
    ERA
    -sin casts you out of society
  • Heney David Thoreau: "Civil Disobedience"

    Heney David Thoreau: "Civil Disobedience"
    SUMMARY
    - people need to make known what they want
    -we can make a better government than we have now
    -one person can make a difference
    KEY LINES
    -"That government is best which governs not at all"
    ERA
    -government needs the people, people give gov't power
    -thought he was special
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne:The Scarlet Letter

    Nathaniel Hawthorne:The Scarlet Letter
    SUMMARY
    -Hester prynne committed adultery
    -had to wear scarlet letter for rest of life
    -ex- husband= Chillingworth
    -Dimmesdale is her lover- Chillingworth tortures him
    -Dimmesdale confesses;
    KEY LINES
    -"Thou hast escaped me"
    ERA
    -people judged on judgemet day
    -only respecteed pure souls
  • Henry David Thoreau: Walden

    Henry David Thoreau: Walden
    SUMMARY
    - moved alone in wilderness
    -minimized what he had in life
    KEY LINES
    -"simplicity, simplicity, simplicity"
    ERA
    - minimize what you have in life
    -simplicity
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: "A Cross of Snow"

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: "A Cross of Snow"
    SUMMARY
    -wife died
    -pain will never go away
    KEY LINES
    -"Displays a cross of snow upon its side. Such is the cross I wear upon my breast."
    ERA
    -cycles of life in nature
    -nature-source of truth and inspiration
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman: "The Yellow Wallpaper"

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman: "The Yellow Wallpaper"
    Summary:
    -diagnosed by her husband/ doctor of nervous depression
    -confined to one room, not allowed to anything to stimulate her brain, (secretly wrote) hated yellow wallpaper in room.
    -ripped the yellow wallpaper off the wall; husband fainted; she walked out.
    Key Lines:
    that congenial work, with excitement and change, would do me good"
    ERA
    -ethical struggles and social issues
  • Anne Miller-The Crucible

    Anne Miller-The Crucible