Literature Quiz / Tom Walker in the Hands of an Angry God

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Can you name the the characteristics of the Puritans, Washington Irving, Jonathan Edwards, and 'Sinners in the Hands ?

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leader of the Great Awakening
European folklore inspired his writing
gave Americans the ethics of hard work and self-discipline
wrote satirical essays under different pen names
planned to be a lawyer
set German folk talkes in New York's Hudson Valley
a six-hour sermon
wrote 'Rip Van Winkle'
religious reformers
believed in predestination
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delivered 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God'
the vivid descriptions of Hell in this sermon caused listeners to scream in terror
wrote 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'
dismissed from his church because he publicly named sinners
wrote 'The Devil and Tom Walker'
great theologian
powerful, persuasive Puritan preacher
'first American writer to achieve an international reputation'
spoke in monotone and looked over the heads of his audience at a bell rope
entered what is now Yale University as a 13 year-old and emerged as valedictorian

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