Puritan Times period of American Literature - 1650-1750

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Content:

  • errand into the wilderness
  • be a city upon a hill
  • Christian utopia

Genre/Style:

  • sermons, diaries
  • personal narratives
  • captivity narratives
  • jeremiads
  • written in plain style

Effect:

  • instructive
  • reinforces authority of the Bible and church

Historical Context:

  • a person's fate is determined by God
  • all people are corrupt and must be saved by Christ

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