Personally, I would characterize the roles of women in the seventeenth century New England based on Rowlandson’s narrative as sub servant to men. Men in this society were the head of their households, pillars in the community and leaders in the church. There were a few women for example, Anne Hutchinson who tried to speak out publicly. The fact that that she was a women declaring her spiritual authority in a public setting made
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caused her to prioritize the things in her life and connect, depend and trust in God. This document is one that should not only be read as a requirement but as confidence builder that whenever you feel at your lowest point, it could be worse. And also that when you feel that you cannot go on in whatever situation you are in trust and believe in God and he will carry you through that situation.