Describe and analyze the evolution of the term “nature”
Sources: Perry Miller’s “Marrow of Puritan Divinity”, Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense”, Thomas Paine’s “The Age of Reason”, and Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Nature”.
Describe and analyze the evolution of the term “nature” in American literature. Include Puritan, Enlightenment, and Transcendentalist perspectives.
Be sure that your essay has an introduction with thesis, a body, and a conclusion. Support your argument with frequent references to the text, quotations, paraphrases, etc.