William Bradford Summary

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Essays & Analysis (6)

10,589 words, approx. 36 pages
In this essay, Cartelli examines contrasting accounts written by Thomas Morton and Bradford of the controversy surround a maypole at Morton's Ma-re Mount settlement. Cartelli places the account... Read more
8,337 words, approx. 28 pages
In this excerpt, Levin considers the relationship between Bradford's Puritanism and his historiography, discussing the author's reconciliation of economic and spiritual goals in his work... Read more
9,285 words, approx. 31 pages
In the essay below, Hovey explores the theological themes of several early colonial histories in order to demonstrate how Bradford follows, adapts, or abandons those themes in his own history. Hovey c... Read more
9,559 words, approx. 32 pages
In this essay, Westbrook surveys Bradford's use of varied prose styles and literary devices, including metaphor and irony. Bradford's minor prose and his poetry would receive scant notic... Read more
8,545 words, approx. 29 pages
In this essay, Laurence suggests that Bradford's seeming anticipations of both the Romantic concept of the sublime and the unique qualities of American literature help to expand scholarly notio... Read more
596 words, approx. 2 pages
Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford is a historical narrative that records historical events, and conveys the impact of religion on the people who first came to America. Two historical illustr... Read more