Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe–Journal Writing Prompt #2

creative writing journal prompt about Robinson Crusoe and the influence of Defoe's religious beliefs

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Did you know that Daniel Defoe, who wrote Robinson Crusoe, was a Puritan? His religious beliefs profoundly shaped his writing. Use a quote or two from the book to demonstrate the Puritanical influence on Defoe’s story. Explain why you think that quite is Puritanical in nature. Then write two or three sentences describing how this book would be different, if Crusoe had been an atheist.


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