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Elipsis

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-involves leaving something out that the reader must put in.

-see Phillis Wheatley.
Refined

2
-the ability to develop spiritually, intellectually, and culturally
Diests

3
-believed the deity created a mechanistic universe, was not angry, and that the deity gave the world to humans for their personal happiness. This generosity is to be imitated by humans.
Transcendentalists/Pantheists

4
-believed that God was in everything. They also believed in the spiral force of the universe and that this spiral kept expanding.
Prospect

5
-artistic technique that involves taking you up to a height to give you insight into the divinity of nature.

-see Asher Durant's "Kindred Spirits"
Credit

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-refers to a woman's social morality. Credit does not apply to men. Men were judged by their reputation and monetary wealth.
Newtonians/Deists

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-believed that the world is like a clock, a mechanical thing that was built by the deity.
Munificence

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-humans ability to understand the Deist's creation.
Tabula Rasa

9
-Latin for blank slate. It was believed that people were born a blank slate and were simply the sum total of the impressions made on that blank.

-led to creation of public school system.
Chain of Being is an

10
-order of nature arranged in a very strict hierarchy.
Sciencia is

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-knowledge taken in from the senses
Sapientia is

12
is wisdom from God.
According to the Chain of Being, Sin is

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-a state of mind that causes people to look down the chain at temporary things rather than look up the chain at God.

Sin caused Adam to lose sapientia. Adam still retained sciencia.