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    1) This is from The Burning of My House by Anne Bradstreet, a piece of religious poetry written in plain-style and using inversions. In this poem, Bradstreet recollects her epxperience of only being able to watch as her house and everything inside burned down, and how she knows it happened for a reason. During the time of religious revival and Puritan faith takeover in New England, Anne Bradstreet wrote this religon/faith-based poem to inform other on the dangers of materialism as depicted by their faith, in an attempt to "save" her fellow Puritans from falling into the trap of worldly desire. Based off the belief that in relation to the people, God is all-powerful and is pulling all the strings of human life, Bradstreet speaks of how God burned down her house…

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    Anne Bradstreet Beliefs

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    Anne Bradstreet: Puritan convictions What's more elegiac Poetry. Those root for american expositive expression dates again of the the long haul of john Smith, and as much investigation of the Americas. John smith might have been real donor from claiming America’s excellence and history. Anne Bradstreet, a ladies artist in the late seventeenth century, might have been also persuasive with american written works. Her Puritan convictions Furthermore modest beginnings aided shape her poetry under…

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    Is Anne Bradstreet rebelling against traditional Puritan/Pilgrim values? Anne Bradstreet was a premiere poet in young America and paved the way for both past and modern day poets to express themselves with limited fear of the consequences. Despite living in a community that was not too tolerant of anything outside the social norms, she composed elegant poetry that often challenged the minds, and sometimes broke taboo. Her versatility and ability to produce elegant and relatable poetry…

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    Connecting the “Power of Faith” Anne Bradstreet and Mary Rowlandson This paper presents the relationship with faith between to two female Puritan American writers in the late eighteenth century. Anne Bradstreet and Mary Rowlandson. Both Puritan women with great hardships within their lives. It is clear that Mary Rowlandson and Anne Bradstreet shared many different roles, sharing a universal willpower providing literature and poetry to readers in the 20th Century. From this we see that both…

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    Anne Bradstreet Allusions

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    thirteen colonies because of the religious turmoil in England, and the fear of persecution like Anne Bradstreet and her family to the Massachusetts Company. Anne Bradstreet is a famous writer in the 17th century, and she writes many poems about the importance of family, loss and acceptance. For instance, in "To my Dear and Loving Husband" and "In Memory of My Dear Grandchild", Bradstreet uses anaphora to emphasize her love for her husband the importance of family. The author also employs in "the…

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    poem was written after the burning of her house and the quote represents her inner thoughts thinking about her possesions. She goes on to question if having possession made her happy or if it was God that made her happy. She realizes that the burning of her house was God's will and she respected God's choice to burn her house down. She views God as a mentor trying to keep Christians on the right track and in her case burning down her house prevented her from being too proud of her possesions. In…

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    Anne Bradstreet and Femininity According to the Oxford English Dictionary, femininity can be defined as “Behaviour or qualities regarded as characteristic of a woman; feminine quality or characteristics; womanliness.” (OED) In today’s society, the concept of femininity takes on many different roles and forms. You can find women in more traditional roles such as mothers and teachers to non- traditional roles such as lawyers, doctors and construction workers. The concept of femininity can be…

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    Anne Bradstreet was an Early American poet who lived in the 17th century. She wrote the poem Here Follow Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666 after her house burnt down. Jonathan Edwards lived in the 18th century. He was a pastor and theologian known for his powerful sermons, the most famous being Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. These two authors shared many similarities and differences in their writings. Bradstreet and Edwards were both puritans and expressed their…

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    In Anne Bradstreet’s poem, “The Author To Her Book”, she compares the poems in her book of poetry The Tenth Muse to awkward, disheveled children, through an extended metaphor. She uses personification and the extended metaphor to express her feelings of betrayal after discovering the publication of her poems without her consent or knowledge. Throughout the poem, the speaker chides her unkempt children and even attempts to fix them up, before sending them out into the world. Bradstreet and her…

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    In 1666 Anne Bradstreet wrote Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666. According to Wayne Franklin, this poem was part of a copy of the second edition of poems (1678) that Bradstreet wrote, and was found in Reverend Edward Taylor’s library (Franklin, Wayne, page 187-188). In this poem she writes about the burning of her house as God’s doing. Even though it was hard for her in the beginning of the poem to assimilate she was losing everything she owned, as the poem…

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