Crook, John's Letter To Quakers

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Crook, John. "AN EPISTLE TO FRIENDS, BELONGING TO HERTFORD MEETING."
Quakers Writing. N.p., 25 Dec. 1698. Web. 12 Sept. 2016.
Crook, feeling like he needs to save the world, writes this letter to warn his "friends" that not following God could result in negative consequences. In this letter his audience, his friends, Crook purpose is to persuade them to follow God. The Catalysts of this letter is to persuade his friends to follow God using a first-person religious letter. The genre of this letter can be defined as a religious letter. The context in which the letter will be presented in is the general public, or religious figures. This letter does not appeal to ethos, however, It does have logos and pathos. One example of logos is when the
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The Quakers believed that God wanted a separation in the church and the state. On the other hand, Quaker fined people who missed sundays. Due to some debt that king Charles owed, The Quaker founder, William Penn, got some land. He immediately knew that he wanted to use the land for the Quaker colony. His dream of making the colony was a success. This colony had some great outcomes- for example, Some notable People that cane out of the Quaker colony included Thomas Paine ,Arthur Eddington, and Walt Whitman. They also strongly believed in self worship over a congregation. The Quakers were quirky people, but they did have a very good moral stance about tolerance. They accepted all people. The catalyst is to inform (purpose) scholarly students or someone looking for information about the Quakers(audience). The genre of this article is a religious research study. The context of this article is relatively the same as the audience because it is most looked at among scholars. This article appeals to logos because all through the article the author make statements that suggest that the Quakers were better than any other religion at that time.This article uses division to separate the main points. He divides up the main aspects of the Quakers transformation between the England persecutions to the Quaker establishment after religious tolerance was established. This article is extremely…show more content…
He got this piece of land because Charles I owed his father a debt. William immediately knew what he wanted to do with this land. He noticed that the Quakers suffered through serious persecutions and beatings. So, Williams set out to create a safe colony they could go to and prosper. Although the Quakers were harshly treated, They did not do common English courtesies. They believed all mean were equal, so they did not believe in bowing to officials. They also did not pay money like taxes, if they believe it went to violent causes like war. The Quakers were well known for their opinion in equality and religious freedom. They allowed everybody to participate in their meetings. This colony thrived and spread to places like Pennsylvania. The catalysis in this article is to inform (purpose) the audience, or the general public, about the Quakers suffering and their quest to build a religious refuge. Like most of my other citations, This article can be included in the genre of religious articles. The context of this article is general public, or people wanting to know more about the Quakers. This article appeals to many rhetorical strategies and appeals. It appeals mostly to pathos, but it does have logos, division, and comparison and contrast. This article appears to pathos when The author had stated that, "William Penn was a dreamer", and when he compared(comparison/contrast) the Puritans and the Quakers. He

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