The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

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How does Dr. Bulkeley present the Royalist point of view in The Witch of Blackbird Pond?

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The Reverend Gershom Bulkeley was a real person—an early graduate of Harvard College and son-in-law of its president, Charles Chauncy. Like his character in The Witch of Blackbird Pond, he was an ardent Royalist, taking the Hobbesian position that even the worst tyranny is preferable to anarchy.

In the book, Dr. Bulkeley (he...

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