Part 1: Look back over the narrative and write Mary Rowlandson’s origin story using this template.
Even though I couldn’t control ___________ (adversity),
I managed to __________ (survival tactic),
and then I used _________ (resource) to grow stronger.
After I returned home, I was able to __________ (do/overcome/understand something).
Here is a link to the text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/851/851-h/851-h.ht…
I have attached the link to the powerpoint that discusses Rowlandson in class so you have better understanding, if you have any questions do not hesitate to ask.
Respond to one of the questions below:
1. How does Paine create a sense of urgency and a call to immediate action? Why is it so important to act now?
2. How are images of family used to describe the relationship of America to Britain? The relationship of North American colonies or individuals to each other?
3. Give an example of Paine’s emotional (even inflammatory) language. What is the effect on the reader?
4. Did you notice any flaws or gaps in his argument? Explain.
Here is the link to the text: https://oll.libertyfund.org/page/1776-paine-common…
If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask.