What people, according to Edwards, are not in the hands of this angry God? How is this state achieved? The people that keep of their religious affections with God and worship. This state is achieved by reevaluating yourself and reforming yourself where it is needed. 4. Figurative language is language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to produce a certain effect. Edwards makes effective use of figurative language as he speaks of God’ s wrath. Find three examples of his use of figurative language and explain why they are effective.
In paragraph he explains God’s wrath as being black clouds, in paragraph 4 God’s wrath is described as, “Great waters that are dammed for the present… ” In paragraph 5 God’s wrath is described as a bow that had been bent. This figurative language is so effective because it helps you visualize how strong God’s wrath can be. You can visualize black clouds over a plain, or great waves rising above a town, or a bow being bent and an arrow pointed at someone. 5. Using the list of Tone Words as a guide, make a list of 20 words in this selection that produce tone or attitude. Agitated -Bewildered -Anxious -Coarse -Condescending -Cynical -Fatalistic -Grave -Gloomy -Humble -Harsh -Introspective -Mournful -Pleading -Solemn -Vibrant -Uneasy -Instructive -Expectant -Questioning 6. How does Edwards? Sermon reflect the ideals of this time period? It reflects the ideas because it show how people were during that time. If you didn’t go to church and participate with everyone in the community people suspected you of wrong doing or not fearful of God and people felt that God’s wrath would be sent pond you if you didn’t change your ways. . Explain how his sermon connects to a concept or theme in “The Crucible. ” Edwards sermon helps connect to a concept or theme in “The Crucible” because this all revolves around that theme of being in touch with God.