Characteristics of Puritan Literature:

  • A plain style of writing (narratives, diaries, histories and sermons)

  • Writing demonstrates Go's purpose for their daily life.

  • The Bible was viewed as a model for the Puritan writing.




The Utopian Promise (Annenberg Learner)










WRITERS:


William Bradford


Anne Bradstreet


Samuel Danforth


Jonathan Edwards


Cotton Mather


Michael Wigglesworth









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