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The Literature of Colonial America
陈骢 陈静 韩顺平 李因亮 王新美
5.The perseverance of the saints
a man large in spirit and wisdom, wholly
consecrated to a mission in which he
regarded himself as an instrument of God.
group to Holland to escape persecution.
on December 11, took on the Mayflower and
entered Plymouth Bay.
reelected thirty times as governor.
Massachusetts Bay Colony
with her husband and her
parents and settled in the
frontier village of Andover.
passion, of large and liberal learning, enraptured
by the Puritan dream to such a degree that he
could express it in living song.
he considered them as a private record of his
God-praising, auto-criticism and soul-purification. He holds the idea that only through consistent efforts human being may be chosen by God.
dissenters in the early days of
Puritan theocracy in New England.
He is as important for his political
views as for his religious beliefs.
He believed the idea that simply to be
virtuous in conduct and devout in
belief did not give anyone the right to force
belief on others.
consisted in an inward life in which
the heart loved and respected God
and learned to exercise true justice
and goodness towards man and
revolutionary propagandist. With his natural
gift for pamphleteering and rebellion, he was
appropriately born into an age of revolution.
Common Sense appeared, which advocated a
“Declaration for Independence”, and brought the
separatist agitation to a crisis.
a humanitarian but a bitter polemicist, a poet
and a political journalist.
and politics, whose prose and poems,
like Paine, gave the Federalists a deadly weapon. On the other hand, Freneau heralded American literary independence by his close observation of nature distinguishing his treatment of indigenous wild life and other native American subjects.
New England Calvinism, and the
most remarkable American Puritan in
movement known as the Great
Awaking, a fervent revival of religious feeling that swept America from New England to the South from about 1734 to 1749.
science, he made
to the scientific knowledge
of his time and worked on
lighting rods, earthquakes,
bifocal lenses, and etc.
education in England, and embarked
for America in 1754.
New York, and during the wars of the Revolution
which was frequently revenged, and he himself
forced to seek safety in flight.