1). In what ways do both William Bradford and Mary Rowlandson see the world via a filter of religion (how does their religion affect the way they see the world)?
2). In what ways is Franklin an embodiment of Enlightenment thinking?
3). How might it be argued that Martin Luther inadvertently brought about the “rise of the individual” in Western culture?
4). How does Hawthorne express skepticism about the Puritans in his stories, and how is that skepticism also a reflection of his skepticism of America’s perfection in the early 19th-century?
Each questions should be 3 paragraphs.