Glossary of American Literature--Chapter IV
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- During the Age of Reason, who was at the center of the universe?
- What were the three main subjects that the leading writers during the Age of Reason tended to write on?
- science, ethics, government
- Name two important characteristics of the Age of Reason.
- moderation and order
- To whom did the "religion of reason" appeal?
- aristocratic and educated classes during 18th century America
- During the Age of Reason, who was seen at the center of all religion?
- Which Christians beliefs were accepted by those who were part of the Age of Reason?
- only those that could be accepted by all men as truth
- What did American poets during the Age of Reason emphasize in their poetry?
- affairs on earth, not in heaven
- Name of a private journal, kept in code and never meant for public consumption.
- The Secret Diary of William Byrd
- Name of work written to provide an example for the author's descendants
- The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
- Identfy the author of the following:
I wished to live without committing any fault at any time; I would conquer all that either natural inclination, custom, or company mightlead me into."
- Benjamin Franklin
- Identify the author of the following quote: "I read some Latin in Terence and had good health, good thoughts and good humor. Thank God Almighty. I said my prayers."
- William Byrd
- Name a work that is a good example of a Puritan spiritual autobiography.
- A Personal Narrative
- Why was PERSONAL NARRATIVE written?
- to teach about and to reveal the working of God's grace in his own life
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