EN 209-005 Captivity Narrative and Hammon's Narrative
EN 209-005 Captivity Narrative and Hammon's Narrative EN 209
Popular in American Literature to 1865
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EN 209005 92815 Captivity Narrative and Conventions Characters 0 Protagonist o Antagonist Setting Plot Rhetorical purpose 0 Mission I Convey religious journey stay inside hedge I Model of good behavior I Show trials as proof of God s favor like Iob Idea of typology Audience Colonial New England and Growth EnglishDutchIndianFrench Tensions 0 Land Grab 0 Fur Trade 0 Political power and in uence King Philip s War Causes 0 Great migration 16201640 I Population explodes land scarce 0 John Sassamon murder I English execute three Wampanoag men I Wampanoag retaliate New England Confederation vs Wampanoag forces 16751676 0 Bloodiest con ict in US history I Tenth of colonial men killed some 3000 Wampanoag and allies An Enduring Myth Captivity and American identity The Jessica Lynch Story 0 A female Rambo 0 First female POW rescued 0 Hollywood dramatizes experience I What is her rhetorical cultural value Pretty white girl Typical American girl easy to relate to provides drive for people to be onboard with the war EN 209005 93015 Hammon s Narrative Selling the Account Hammon s narrative works as propaganda towards fueling the war Hammon s narrative is written by a ghost writer amanuensis Hammon doesn t actually write it James Feinmore Cooper and the American Frontier Biography 17891851 0 Grew up in a town in upstate New York founded by his father