English 328: Mary Rowlandson

In class today, we discussed the emergence of cultural hybridity in the cultural and spiritual life of colonial Spanish America.  Now let’s consider the Puritans.  Reading through Mary Rowlandson’s narrative of “captivity and restoration,” do you find a tendency toward mixing, separatism, or some combination of both?  Explain by citing examples.

Please respond in fifty words by 12pm on Thursday, 10/6/22.