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John Winthrop

One of the most overwhelming concerns in Winthrop's "A Model of Christian Charity" is to outline the course of Puritanism in the new world. In beginning this exploration, Winthrop identifies how...

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In his famous study of Puritan rhetoric, The American Jeremiad (1978), cultural critic Sacvan Bercovitch argues that the jeremiad was the prevailing rhetoric mode of American literature from...

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To understand your request, it is best to understand the term "jeremiad." A jeremiad is a long literary work, usually in prose, but sometimes in poetry, in which the author bitterly laments the...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2011, 7:31 am (UTC)

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