Similarities Between The Story Of Green Rowet By Mary Rowlandson

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Connections Between The Story of Green-Blanket and Mary Rowlandson
In the readings, “The Story of Green-Blanket Feet” written by Humishima excerpted from Spider Woman’s Granddaughters and “From A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson” which is in The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 8th Edition, Volume 1, the similarities between the two readings outweigh the differences. “The Story of Green-Blanket Feet.” took place during the late 1900s when the Native Americans told narratives and traditions to relay information about history, legends, etc. A line from Humishima’s “The Story of Green-Blanket Feet.” “In the old times (before the Shoyahpee, the whites), Ogre Woman or other spirit people murdered innocents, and one such story underlines the novel; in modern times that function was taken up by whites” (135). This quote discusses the old oral tradition in the Native American culture. It states that they referred to people by a name (i.e., Shoyahpee, white people). Also, according to the quote, white people, Ogre Woman, and other fictional beings harmed people. Mary Rowlandson took place during the mid-1600s when the English Massachusetts Bay Colony underwent peril, as a result of the Native Americans declaring war and thus Mecomet, the Wampanoags Chiefs war was born. A line in Mary Rowlandson that discusses the old oral tradition in the Native American culture is, “So I took the Bible, and in that melancholy time, it came into my

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