Puritan Literature: Characteristics & Authors


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Puritan literature used which point of view for its writing?

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1. How was religious teaching involved in Puritan literature?

2. All of these genres of writing were characteristic of Puritan authors EXCEPT:

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Going through the quiz and worksheet helps you test your understanding of Puritan literature. Its characteristics and authors are covered on the quiz.

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Take the quiz any time to check your understanding of:

  • Genres of writing that were characteristics of Puritan authors
  • Puritan author who was an adviser to judges during the Salem witch trials
  • How religious teaching was involved in Puritan literature
  • Point of view of Puritan literature

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the writing style of Puritan literature reflected the lifestyles of its authors
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on Puritan literature
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the role of religious teaching in Puritan literature and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Puritan Literature: Characteristics & Authors is a lesson you can access if you would like to complete the following objectives:

  • Define allusion
  • Review attributes of Puritan literature
  • Determine what Puritanism is
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