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

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