Analysis Of 'From The Wonders Of The Invisible World'

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The evolution of the experience of the American landscape as described through four different encounters. William Bradford, Cotton Mather, Mary Rowlandson, and Jonathan Edwards encounter in America all different from one another. The New world was a place where the religion of the pilgrims could be practiced freely and the way it was meant supposed to be practiced. England was a fully developed country that was left for America who was no where as developed as the land they left.

In “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford, the American myth was created. Stepping off the Mayflower or any other ship on to the new land made you a true American. England was so much more developed than the new land, america, they established the colonies and had some conflict with the Indians. The new land allowed them to create a Christian community and to practice their religion the way it was supposed to be. They could go back to the times of the early apostles since there was a decline from their religious standards in England. The new land allowed Christianity a new chance, the basis of Christianity was laid, and if the people kept their part God would keep his part.

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The Pilgrims had fled England to come to the new land so they could practice their religion freely.There was an anxiety in the community, the people wanted to fit in and forget who they used to be. Anxiety was breaking out through the community because God's covenant was not being kept and his wrath was going to be provoked. There was a gap that needed to be filled. The people had to remember that they were placed on earth to love. They were in a land that they didn't belong in, and if they wanted God's providence they needed to uphold his covenant or they would face his wrath. The pilgrims had ideals and they wanted to impose that on the foreign wiech they didn't belong in the first

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