The Age of Reason. The Revolutionary Period in American Literature 1750-1800. Background: The Age of Reason. By the mid to late 1700’s, the Puritan influence began to wane Time of American Enlightenment Materialists not idealists Reality is perceived by senses
The Revolutionary Period in American Literature
Any “Founding Fathers”
“if you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worthy of reading, or do things worth the reading.
And of course…..HUMBLE