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

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Created Sep 14, 2010ReportNominate
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