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  • Sincere Love Poem To Her Husband
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    Literature, unlike a more exacting subject such as math, is open to several interpretations. There are no right or wrong answers - - just varying theories. The poem "To My Dear and Loving Husband" by Anne Bradstreet is such a case. The poem is interpreted differently by different people, however two theories appear most evident. On a literal level there is a sincere meaning found in the poem. There is suitable evidence that support Bradstreet's sincere love, such as metaphors used, in addition t...
  • Last Stanzas Of The Poem Bradstreet
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    Anne Bradstreet's "Upon The Burning Of Our House, July 10th, 1666" Anne Bradstreet, whom most critics consider America's first "authentic poet", was born and raised as a Puritan. Bradstreet married her husband Simon at the tender age of eighteen. She wrote her poems while rearing eight children and performing other domestic duties. In her poem "Upon The Burning Of Our House, July 10th, 1666", Bradstreet tells of three valuable lessons she learned from the fire that destroyed her home. The first ...
  • Anne Bradstreets Poem
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    In "The Author to Her Book", Bradstreet is awash in indecision and internal conflicts over the merits and shortfalls of her creative abilities and the book that she produced. This elaborate internal struggle between pride and shame is manifested through a painstaking conceit in which she likens her book to her own child. An essential step in analyzing a poem is to provide a structural outline of the poem. Anne Bradstreets poem, "The Author to Her Book", can be divided into seven sections. First,...
  • Anna Bradstreet Poems
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    View of Puritans through Anna Bradstreet By One can learn the culture of early Puritans by reading the poems by Anna Bradstreet, one the many famous authors at her time. In her poems Anna described the position of a women in Puritan family. In specific she talk about how their position, duties, and religion affected them and how it made them feel. In Anna poems you clearly see that, she very much believes in God " My soul, rejoice thou in thy God" quote from the poem " My soul Rejoice Thou thy G...
  • Author's Solid Faith In God
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    Here Follows Some Verses... In all of Anne Bradstreet's poetry that we have read, she has taken an experience of hers and then dissected and related it to Christian and, more generally, Puritan merits. "Here Follows Some Verses", is no exception. After the burning of her house 1666, Bradstreet wrote this poem. It expresses her longing for the house and the possessions that were consumed in the fire. The poem also shows the author's solid faith in God. There is a minor conflict between her religi...
  • Anne Bradstreet The Poem
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    Anne Bradstreet The poem " Upon the Burning Of Our House, July 10th, 1666" by Anne Bradstreet is a poem about her house burning down. I can sympathize with many of her feelings in this poem because I shared many of them when my house was robbed. During the beginning of the poem she talks about her belongings that she lost and the things she would never do again, then towards the end she talks about how the incident brought her closer to God. Anne Bradstreet shows how living through a struggle, s...
  • Poem Anne Bradstreet
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    Oh God Help Me The poem For Deliverance from a Fever is a beautiful poem by Anne Bradstreet. The use of rhyme and rhythm throughout this poem depicts to me that Anne had an exceptional understanding of poetry and how to write poetry. Anne uses a great array of words to make the poem more appealing to not only the reader but also herself. This finely written poem portrays to me that Anne was a very spiritual women but maybe had doubts about everything going on around her. The course of this paper...
  • Line Nineteen Bradstreet
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    The Author to Her Book In "The Author to Her Book", Anne Bradstreet explains how she felt when her poems were published without her knowledge and consent. She explains these feelings of resentment, humiliation, pride, affection, and commitment with the use of many poetic devices. She frequently experiences an internal struggle. Bradstreet uses extended metaphor throughout the poem to express her unhappiness with the publishing of her poems. The use of this metaphor helps us to relate emotionally...
  • Bradstreet The Publishing Of Her Work
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    In "The Author to Her Book", Bradstreet is inundated in indecision and internal struggles over the virtues and shortfalls of her abilities and the book that she produced. As human beings we associate and sympathize with each other through similar experiences. It is difficult to sympathize with someone when you don't know where they are coming from and don't know what they are dealing with. Similar experiences and common bonds are what allow us to extend our sincere appreciation and understanding...
  • Essential Question Of Spirit's Faith
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    Anne Bradstreet's poem "The Flesh and the Spirit", reveals an interesting inner conflict in the life of a Puritan woman in the New World, as well as insight into Bradstreet and her own internal conflicts with Puritanism and the wilderness of America. Bradstreet is considered a representative of the ideal Puritan wife and mother; her poems reflect those images as well as give the opportunity to question them. "The Flesh and the Spirit" is a poem about conflict versus resolution, evil versus good,...
  • Public Poetry For The Puritans
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    Bradstreet was the first poet in America to publish a volume of poetry. The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America was published in England in 1650. Bradstreet had lived in England until 1630, when at the age of 18 she arrived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, where she spent the rest of her life. Although Bradstreet wrote many poems on familiar British themes and produced skilled imitations of British forms, her most remarkable works responded directly to her experiences in colonial New England....
  • Poems In The First Edition
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    Andrea Domingo's Anne Bradstreet went through many things in her life and was also one of the greatest poets of the 17th century and one of the first poets to wire an English verse in the American colonies. Anne Bradstreet was the first American woman to speak about individual feelings in Puritan society that believed the purpose of writting should be moral instruction. Anne Bradstreet was the daughter of Thomas Dudley and Dorothy Yorke. She was borned in Northamptonshire, England in 1612. Thoma...
  • Bradstreet's Poems
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    In 1678, many of Anne Bradstreet's poems were published for public view. Throughout her poems Bradstreet tends to use symbolism to express her innermost thoughts and feelings. One of these poems is In Reference to Her Children, 23 June, 1659. Three of the most significant symbols in this poem are the representation of her family as a flock of birds, the dangers in the world, and the expression of her feelings toward her children. Anne Bradstreet's representation of her family as a flock of birds...
  • Poem Without Anne's Permission
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    Explication - Anne Bradstreet "The Author to her Book" The overall explanation the poem" The Author to Her Book" by Anne Bradstreet is that " her poem is a rambling brat". Anne Bradstreet's poem was never meant to be published. Examples of other metaphors are:" ill-formed offspring of my feeble brain " these were words that she came up with in her mind". Who afterbirth didst by my side remain", means the poem stayed in rough draft form with her and had no intention of bring published". Till snat...
  • One Of Bradstreet's Poems
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    The poetry of Anne Bradstreet is some of the most personal and dramatic that I have ever read. She used her life experiences to create works of art. Many of her poems showed negative moments in her life, but she knew how to express those feelings without being too depressing. After readings pieces from other writers, I have found that Bradstreet's writing is easier to read because it relates to everyday life. Reading her poetry also helped me bring the past to the present. History is such a hard...
  • Anne Bradstreet
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    Born into prosperity in England, Bradstreet left her refined world behind for the raw, untamed New World of the American colonies. Although she came of age surrounded by affluence, she moved to New England, where such "pelf' was scorned. Thus, Bradstreet was the product of both the old wealth of English society and the new, strict Puritanism of the American wilderness. Having lived in two different worlds and experienced two different lifestyles, it is not surprising that Bradstreet was frequent...
  • Loving Tribute From Bradstreet To Her Husband
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    A Second Look Anne Bradstreet lived in a time when devotion in a wife to her husband was a social law. This poem, "To My Dear and Loving Husband,' is a loving tribute from Bradstreet to her husband. Certainly, in the early American, Puritan colonies, this work would have been seen as a wife's duty as well as a lovely gesture. Today, however, it might well be seen as the babblings of a dependant wife. This was my reaction to the poem when I first read it. The attitudes of our country have changed...
  • Social View Of Poetry Anne Bradstreet
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    Anne Bradstreet: Social view of poetry Anne Bradstreet was a great poetry writer of the Puritans. Of the many things that she wrote poems about which included loyalty to her husband, the burning of her house, and many philosophical poems, she used several different elements in her writing. In the following it will be described examples of how Anne Bradstreet's literature reflected socialism of Puritan times such as, the importance of marriage, loyalty to families, and the idea that god owned eve...
  • End Of The Poem Bradstreet
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    Anne Bradstreet was one of the first female poets in the early Americas. She wrote The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America in 1650, and this collection of poems is considered the first book of original poetry written in colonial America. In her Poems she talks about her love of God, and her respect for life. Although some of Bradstreet's verse is conventional, most of it is direct and shows a sensitivity to beauty. Anne Bradstreet often mentions her love and respect for God throughout her poe...
  • Bradstreet Being
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    Anne Bradstreet Poem Analysis Anne Bradstreet Poem Analysis Essay, Research Paper Anne Bradstreet wrote the poem Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House July 10th, 1666. Bradstreet was a Puritan who moved to America. She was the first person to publish poetry in the New World. The theme of this poem is that materials are worthless and the only thing that is worthy is going to Heaven in the afterlife. Bradstreet starts the poem at night while she was sleeping. She is awakened by a ...

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