Values And Values In Early American Literature

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Now that you have finished reading the works in this unit, consider the ideals, values, and themes that early American writers considered to be important and worthy of inclusion in their journals, sermons, and poems. What are these ideals and values? Why were they important? How do different writers incorporate them into their works? Did certain values or ideals seem to become more or less important over time? If so, why? Cite specific examples from the writings of Bradford, Winthrop, Bradstreet, and Edwards in your response. Now that I have finished reading “Early American Writings” in American Traditions. In the “from Of Plymouth Plantation” The Puritans disapproved of the Church of England because they felt that the church had received

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