Puritans and Witches compared to Fundamentalists and Gays

crookedsmile's picture

Yay for school essays.

 In the seventeenth century, the Puritan faith was based on one belief: God walked among humans, judging everything they did. If god walked among humans, so surely the devil did too.
Seemingly harmless, these thoughts eventually gave way to blind panic when the puritans found
themselves face to face with something they did not want to understand: witchcraft. When the
accusations finally stopped flying, nineteen innocent people had been hung. Why did these
deaths occur? The girls who started the accusations, Ann Putnam, Betty Parris and Abigail
Williams eventually admitted that “no evil hand had ever touched them

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Eegriaga's picture

Thats great! You should be a

Thats great!
You should be a writer!

"There are no flowers no not this time" AFI

sistinesylph's picture

Excellent excellent essay

The only thing you might want to do, is take out the usage of "I". But still an awesome comparision between the two.
"Man it takes a silly girl
to lie about the dreams she has.
But lord, it takes a lonely one to wish
that she had never dreamt at all."