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WHICH PURITAN LITERARY PERSONALITY ARE YOU?

Disclaimer: The results of this particular quiz do not involve a very wide array of puritan literary personalities, as we're concentrating on only a couple authors from this time period/religious background in class. However, there will be more quizzes in the future, and each of those will cover an additional sub-sect of genius writers!

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  1. Which of these lines/corresponding photos jives most with your general day to day attitude?
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    "How ingenious are we at inventive scandal?"
    "How ingenious are we at inventive scandal?"
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    "All things within this fading world hath end."
    "All things within this fading world hath end."
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    "Thou ill-for'd offspring of my feeble brain/Who after birth didst by my side remain..."
    "Thou ill-for'd offspring of my feeble brain/Who after birth didst by my side remain..."
  2. Choose the word group that best summarizes how you see the world:
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    intelligence/equal/ 
 fearless
    intelligence/equal/ fearless
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    art/strife/salvation
    art/strife/salvation
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    doubt/Labyrinth/ waking
    doubt/Labyrinth/ waking
  3. Which of the following have you possessed recently?
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    wondering eyes and an envious heart
    wondering eyes and an envious heart
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    a hungry soul
    a hungry soul
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    a solid opinion based on nature, reason, and experience
    a solid opinion based on nature, reason, and experience
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    'vomits, flux, and worms' (in other words...illness so perturbing it took your body and soul back to infancy, helpless and waiting for salvation)
    'vomits, flux, and worms' (in other words...illness so perturbing it took your body and soul back to infancy, helpless and waiting for salvation)
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    a fluttery, beautiful sense of 'being inseparably one' with your significant other
    a fluttery, beautiful sense of 'being inseparably one' with your significant other
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    a strong female mind-- more than equivalent to the 'bodily powers of men'
    a strong female mind-- more than equivalent to the 'bodily powers of men'
  4. Let's talk about sex: Puritan style. Choose a position...oh wait, I mean perspective...
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    you engage in intimate contact and succumb to temptation primarily from the 'desire to adorn your mind,' rather than merely satisfy your body
    you engage in intimate contact and succumb to temptation primarily from the 'desire to adorn your mind,' rather than merely satisfy your body
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    you're totally into it, but despite your innate sexiness and intelligence, self deprecation is your fallback in order to avoid criticism and coming on too strong
    you're totally into it, but despite your innate sexiness and intelligence, self deprecation is your fallback in order to avoid criticism and coming on too strong
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    you know it's taboo, but you love the naked. when you and your love untangle limbs and you're forlorn, alone in the sheets, and therefore cold, you better text and set up another date. buying a warmer blanket simply won't do
    you know it's taboo, but you love the naked. when you and your love untangle limbs and you're forlorn, alone in the sheets, and therefore cold, you better text and set up another date. buying a warmer blanket simply won't do
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    MUCH more important things occupy your imagination than gossip about what goes on between the sheets
    MUCH more important things occupy your imagination than gossip about what goes on between the sheets
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    The afterlife is a cool concept and everything...but you want to have his/you want her to have your babies. Like...now.
    The afterlife is a cool concept and everything...but you want to have his/you want her to have your babies. Like...now.
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    Control yourself. Control yourself. Control yourself...
    Control yourself. Control yourself. Control yourself...
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