When the topic of a Puritanical society is brought up, most people think of a strict and conservative society. While this may have usually been the case, this was not always so. The Puritan society was also known not to act out of brotherly love, but to cruelly lash out on those who were sinned, or were deemed unfit for society.
Two works of literature that display both aspects of this society very accurately are
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demonstrate the true aspects of a Puritan society very accurately. Because of this accuracy, naturally they are similar and have many parallels. Both have similar conflicts, settings, and characters. The fact that they have so many parallels is probably the reason as to why both are considered outstanding works of literature. They both contain the same element of truth and accuracy of the Puritan society and will most likely survive as great works of literature.