Write a reflection essay (3-5 paragraphs) on "The Narative of the Captivity and the Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson" (1682). Consider the following:
  • What connections do we observe between this passage and the Jesuit comparison of French and Native life?
  • How does religion play a role in this narative?
  • Why do you think the Indians treated Mrs. Rowlandson they way they did?
  • Are there parallels between this story and slavery?

Due: Friday, September 25, 2009 by 8 am.