Anne Bradstreet And Jonathan Edwards Comparison

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Bradstreet Edwards Comparison What is a puritan? A puritan is a member of a group of English Protestants of the late 16th and 17th centuries who regarded the Reformation of the Church of England under Elizabeth as incomplete and sought to simplify and regulate forms of worship. Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards are examples of puritans. Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards are both writers, who write what they feel and believe, such as religious views. Jonathan Edwards is the author of “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”. Anne Bradstreet is the author of “My Dear and Loving Husband” and “Burning of Our House”. Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards both write in similar ways there are few differences between Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards. Imagery is used in many…show more content…
A very precise word choice keeps the reader’s imagination from being too broad while reading. Anne Bradstreet uses good word choice in “My Dear and Loving Husband” with the “Thy love is such I can no way repay.” (line 15, page 116). Her words mean that she can never thank her husband because he has loved he so much. Jonathan Edwards also uses a precise word choice in “Sinners in the Hands of Angry God”. “Who it may be are at ease, than with many of those who are now in the flames of hell” (Edwards, page 124, line 9). Jonathan Edwards means do not sin or you will be in hell with every other person who has sinned and gone to hell. Although Jonathan Edwards and Anne Bradstreet both write about their beliefs and they both believe in God, they believe in God in different ways. Jonathan Edwards writes/preached “You will go to hell if you sin at all, and do not fully give yourself to God”. Anne Bradstreet believes more in praying during hard times like in her poem “Burning of our House” and saying her belongings are not hers, but rather God’s belongings. Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards both use a different type of word
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