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William Bradford and William Byrds writings contrast in many ways Some of the subjects that differ include God and how to live daily lifeBradford represented the Puritan way of life His ideas and beliefs were centered on God and the role he played every day Those ideas influenced his writing and all of the Puritan writing to follow Byrd a Planter wrote more of an entertaining story He was not so concerned with writing about God instead he wrote about worldly pleasures The differences in the two can be attributed to religious background where they grew up education and many other things The affects those things had on the writing can be seen most clearly in the purpose style and tone The purpose of Bradfords writing was to show Gods hand in their experience In the first year after the Puritans had landed at Plymouth they faced a lot of challenges That first winter people froze and starved and by January or February half of the company was dead Through all of those struggles Bradford knew that it was only the hand of God who would do such things so it must be right He wrote Thus his curses light on his own head and it was an astonishment to all his fellows for they noted it to be just the hand of God upon him He also wrote to tell the history of the pilgrims coming and settling in America Thats why he told about the Indians and theyre relations with them and the first ThanksgivingCompare that to Byrd whose purpose of writing was to create an entertaining account of Virginia Colony When he first started writing he only thought of it as a journal never something to be published That could be why he didnt take it too seriously One example of that is when he said They extended themselves
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