Artifact 1, Excerpt from Robinson Crusoe leaving his home

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Title

Artifact 1, Excerpt from Robinson Crusoe leaving his home

Subject

Bits and pieces of this excerpt demonstrate how “novels” reflect traditional works of literature and at the same time, have distinct defining qualities.

Description

An excerpt of the Book, Robinson Crusoe, where he ponders his decision of leaving his family and duties behind.

Creator

Daniel Defoe

Source

Oxford University Press, Robinson Crusoe

Publisher

Oxford Univerisity Press

Date

2007

Contributor

Priscila Morales

Rights

Oxford University Press

Format

Physical book

Language

English

Type

Book

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Text

“The Ship was no sooner gotten out of the Humber, but the Wind began to blow, and the Waves to rise* in a most fright-ful manner; and as I had never been at Sea before, I was most inexpressibly sick in Body, and terrify'd in my Mind: I began now seriously to reflect upon what I had done, and how justly I was overtaken by the Judgment of Heaven for my wicked leaving my Father's House, and abandoning my Duty; all the good Counsel of my Parents, my Father's Tears and my Mother's Entreaties came now fresh into my Mind, and my Conscience, which was not yet come to the Pitch of Hardness to which it has been since, reproach'd me with the Contempt of Advice, and the Breach of my Duty to God and my Father.” - Robinson Crusoe, Page 9

Original Format

Paper (Book)

Citation

Daniel Defoe, “Artifact 1, Excerpt from Robinson Crusoe leaving his home,” Enlightenmens, accessed September 21, 2020, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/386.

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