In "The Pilgrim's Progress," what difficulties did Christian face on his journey to the Wicket Gate?

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Christian has to leave his home, his wife, and his children behind because he cannot persuade them to go with him. Traveling with Pliable, near the beginning of his journey, Christian and Pliable fall into a swampy area called the Slough of Despond. Pliable saves himself but abandons Christian after getting himself out; Christian cries out and struggles to the other side of the bog and is assisted by Help (who heard him). Christian is later diverted by Mr. Worldly Wiseman who tries to convince Christian that he can seek...

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