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In Fire from Heaven Much Ado About Nothing and The Flea the authors take a stance on men and women committing sinful acts and using it as a main position in their work They write from a very religious perspective which is probably due to the time period in which their work was written about They develop this idea in very different perspectives to get their point across They express this position vividly throughout their work David Underdown didnt live in this time period but his work was a work of history and his ideas coincided with those of the Puritans He uses these ideas to take a position on the Puritans side and to better explain the good they were trying to achieve The Puritans of Dorchester as we have learned about our reading were a very religious group who wanted to create the perfect society Their mission in Dorchester was to make extinct all the sinful acts of the townspeople The struggle they started soon ended in failure They were a definite influence upon his work His views of sexual misconduct between married men and women being worse than that between unmarried people probably come from his growing up in a more modern world The Puritans probably did distinguish some but it wasnt very prominent or apparent His makes this point clear in the passage Misbehavior among married people was especially serious as it was likely to disrupt existing families which were of course regarded as the essential foundations of any ordered virtuous societyp66 The Puritan influence is very prominent in excerpt from the previous quote families the essential foundations of any ordered virtuous societyp66 Underdown also makes a reference to the others towns in the area and how the Puritan presence made a difference It is unlikely that Dorchester people were any more or any less loose in their sexual habits than their neighbors in other place But stories
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