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

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

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

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