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    Life The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson was narrated by Rowlandson herself. This work, after it was published was the first ever captivity story told and became one of the most popular. It’s believed today that this work is one of the most valued in American History and American Literature as it paved a way to new American genres and historical knowledge of Indians and their cultures. Mary Rowlandson captivity narrative and all the ones that followed hers brought

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    “A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson” by Mary Rowlandson is a short history about her personal experience in captivity among the Wampanoag Indian tribe. On the one hand, Mary Rowlandson endures many hardships and derogatory encounters. However, she manages to show her superior status to everyone around her. She clearly shows how her time spent under captivity frequently correlates with the lessons taught in the Bible. Even though, the colonists possibly murdered

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    Mary Rowlandson

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    imminent danger. Joseph Rowlandson, minister to the small frontier town, was in Boston appealing, once again, to the colonial government for protection. His appeal fell on deaf ears; the danger from attack was rated as minor. Amerindians who had been driven from their territory by colonial troops were in desperate need of supplies. Lancaster would have all that was needed and, being undermanned, would not be able to resist the attack effectively. Thus while Reverend Rowlandson appealed for aid, warriors

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    Mary Rowlandson

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    Mary Rowlandson was born in a Puritan society. Her way of was that of an orthodox Puritan which was to be very religious and see all situations are made possible by God. She begins her writing by retelling a brutal description of the attack on Lancaster by the Natives. Rowlandson spends enough time interacting with the Natives to realize these people live normal, secular lives. She had the opportunity work for a profit which was not accepted when she lived as devout Puritan women in Puritan colony

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    As the first female non poetry work in puritan America, Mary Rowlandson’s captivity narrative can be read from different angles of vision. It can be read as an encouragement for other women who followed her to write stories of their captivity. But on the other hand it can be read in a way that it only reinforced the system of the patriarchal community in which it was written. It also stressed the fact that the puritans were the chosen people of god and that the natives were impure creatures. The

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    In Mary Rowlandson, “A Captivity Narrative”, Rowlandson recounts her experiences as a captive of the Wampanoag tribe. The tribe took captives from Lancaster in 1676 because of the ongoing violent altercations between the English colonists and Native Americans during King Philip’s War. Since many of the Native Americans brethren had fallen in battle, they saw it fit to take English folk captive and use them to take the place of their fallen brethren, trading/ransom pieces, or killing them in revenge

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    Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson In “A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson,” Mary Rowlandson, a Puritan mother from Lancaster, Massachusetts, recounts the invasion of her town by Indians in 1676 during “King Philip’s War,” when the Indians attempted to regain their tribal lands. She describes the period of time where she is held under captivity by the Indians, and the dire circumstances under which she lives. During these terrible weeks, Mary Rowlandson deals with the

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    Mery Ruwlendsun: A Nerretovi uf thi Ceptovoty end Risturetoun uf Mrs. Mery Ruwlendsun And Binjemon Frenklon: Thi Aatubougrephy ​Eviry lotiretari stury hes en ompurtenci uf e griet liedir ur e sarvovur. Thiri eri epperint thimis on thos ceptovoty nerretovi sach es thi duabt uf lofi. Thi stury uf Mery Ruwlendsun end Binjemon Frenklon wruti e nerretovi uf thior lofi ixpiroinci end thior edvintari. Thiy liern frum thi etteck thet nu uni os gaerentiid lofi, end lofi cen bi shurt. Thiri eri clier cuntrest

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    things that make up a piece of literature. For example: choice of diction, modes of discourse, and figurative language. Mary Rowlandson and Olaudah Equiano were great examples of authors that used these elements of literature. There are similarities and differences in A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson and From Africa to America. Though Mary Rowlandson and Olaudah Equiano shared similarities in experiences, they had different writing personalities, purposes, attitudes

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    and Restoration, written by Mary Rowlandson describes the events that she was taken captive alongside a number of people by Native Indians. The story is written in first person; therefore, it has details on the happenings during and after the captives. Mary narrates her experiences and highlights her views of her captors and the Native Indian community at large. The narratives indicate Mary Rowlandson's position as a female in her society during her time. Mary Rowlandson was a daughter, wife and mother

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