EN 209-005 Notes on Jamestown
EN 209-005 Notes on Jamestown EN 209
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jennifer Gintovt on Wednesday September 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to EN 209 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Dr. Cassander Lavon Smith in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 74 views. For similar materials see American Literature to 1865 in Foreign Language at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.
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Date Created: 09/23/15
EN 209005 92315 Iamestown 1607 Edward Wingfield 1607 144 to 38 men Permanent settlement 0 Commercial not religious Captain John Smith 1608 Work policy everyone has a duty Trade with Powhatan 1609 deports back to England and does not go back to Iamestown again Iamestown is proof that America was not founded on religious principles but rather trade commerce commercial principles Smith s Literary Significance Advances Travel Writing Genre 0 Conventions travel adventure knowledge 0 American landscape 0 Firsthand authority Illustrates Patterns of Native English interaction Promotes self 0 Myth of the Selfmade man I Soldier to hero I ProtoDaniel Boone Davie Crockett 0 Myth of Pocahontas Pocahontas demythified Her Encounter with Smith 0 Age smith was actually 1520 years older than her she s around 11 or 12 0 Her name isn t actually Pocahontas this is actually a common noun used by the Native Americans its Matoaka 0 Smith doesn t mention knowing Pocahontas until 3rd written account 0 Historical Context I Cultural Appropriation and Death
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