Summary of pilgrims progress part 2

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Pilgrims Progress, Part 2: Christiana by John Bunyan

In Pilgrim s Progress, Christian set off on a voyage from the City of Destruction to reach the eternal sanctuary of Celestial City. But he had to endure a harsh journey to the Promised Land alone. Pilgrims Progress, Volume 2 returns us to this mythical realm as Christian s wife and sons seek out that same heavenly haven. But like Christian, the family must face the odds, obstacles and opposition to enter the kingdom of glory.
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The second part opens, like the first, in verse. Bunyan, addressing Christiana , Christian 's wife, commands her to re-trace the first pilgrim Christian's steps. He announces that Christiana will be traveling with their children on the same pilgrimage that Christian did.
John Bunyan

The Pilgrim's Progress

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It is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature , [1] [2] [3] [4] has been translated into more than languages, and has never been out of print. Bunyan began his work while in the Bedfordshire county prison for violations of the Conventicle Act of , which prohibited the holding of religious services outside the auspices of the established Church of England. Early Bunyan scholars such as John Brown believed The Pilgrim's Progress was begun in Bunyan's second, shorter imprisonment for six months in , [8] but more recent scholars such as Roger Sharrock believe that it was begun during Bunyan's initial, more lengthy imprisonment from to right after he had written his spiritual autobiography Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners. The English text comprises , words and is divided into two parts, each reading as a continuous narrative with no chapter divisions. The first part was completed in and entered into the Stationers' Register on 22 December It was licensed and entered in the " Term Catalogue " on 18 February , which is looked upon as the date of first publication.

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Pilgrim's Progress

He orders the book to follow in the footsteps of Part I, embarking on a pilgrimage of its own. Bunyan then imagines Christiana offering him several objections to the proposed pilgrimage.

All rights reserved. His cry is, ''What shall I do? The man goes home to his family where, while he tries for a while to keep this anxiety a secret, he eventually has to let it out. He tells them that it's all on account of two things: 1 the "burden" on his back and 2 that he's been "informed" that the city they all live in is going to be destroyed, along with everyone in it. Not surprisingly, they all think he's nuts.

Christiana, Mercy, and the boys continue on their journey. Christiana sings of her happiness at being a pilgrim at last. They spot a garden on the other side of the wall. The boys mischievously climb over the wall and steal some fruit from the garden, which belongs to the devil. Christiana chastises them, not knowing that the fruit belongs to a great enemy. As they proceed, two Ill-Favored Ones come up to meet them. Modestly, Christiana and Mercy veil their faces.



  1. Angel1919 says:

    Summary. In his introduction, Bunyan addresses his second book, known as Part II of The Pilgrim's Progress. He orders the book to follow in the footsteps of Part.

  2. Egle M. says:

    The Pilgrim's Progress Section 2 Summary

  3. Jasmine O. says:

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  4. Deyanira C. says:

    Having led Christiana and her party up the lane to Palace Beautiful over the dead body of Grim and in despite of the lions, Great-heart departs to return to Interpreter's House, his assignment fulfilled.

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