1.Explain the mood of this passage.
·He uses an angry persuasive mood. He is trying to scare his congregation into salvation, by comparing them to insects dangling over the fires of hell and only gods mercy keeps them from burning. 2.Using specific examples, give one example of a metaphor, one example of a simile, and one example of an allusion that Edwards uses in this passage from the sermon to elicit this particular mood. oMetaphor: Fire of Wrath
oSimile: Comparing the people to chaff on the summer threshing floor oAllusion: Hell
oHe uses the wordings "Haste and escape for your lives, look not behind you, escape to the mountain, lest you be consumed" from the bible in Genesis. 3.What specific words (minimum of three) does he choose to make his tone clear? ·Fear, Wrath, Flames
4.What images (pictures in the listeners' mind) does Edwards use in the passage to make his tone clear? What effect do those images have on establishing the tone of the piece? ·He uses the images of burning in hell. These images establish the tone of fear. 5.In the last two paragraphs of the sermon (refer to the Investigate page of this lesson) Edwards talks...