Essays Tagged: "Bradstreet"

Anne Bradstreet, The Heretical Poet.

The purpose of this research is to discuss heretical elements in the poetry of Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672). This is not to imply that Bradstreet was a heretic in the sense that America ... rather than by works, and attacked the rigid moral and legal codes of New England Puritanism. Anne Bradstreet accepted the tenets of Puritanism and was a very religious person. Anti-Puritan themes ar ... her poetry.To understand why personal expression may be considered heretical, the society in which Bradstreet lived and wrote must be examined in order to comprehend what kinds of human activities an ...

(8 pages) 156 0 3.4 Apr/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Essay analyzing Anne Bradstreet's The Author to Her Book; focuses on the complex attitude of the author towards her work.

Anne Bradstreet's The Author to Her Book describes the complex attitude of the author - specifically the ... the attitude of an author towards her work. Through use of a controlling metaphor, that of a child, Bradstreet manages to convey all of her feelings towards one of her works.In order to introduce the ... towards one of her works.In order to introduce the controlling metaphor of The Author to Her Book, Bradstreet begins by using words that allude to the idea of birth. Within line one, Bradstreet uses ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A comparison of Anne Bradstreet and John Woolman, both New England writers.

ngland writers shared the same beliefs, but how they chose to reveal them to the world varied. Anne Bradstreet and John Woolman were two such writers whom both had a strong belief in God, yet they did ... writers whom both had a strong belief in God, yet they did not have the same preaching techniques. Bradstreet wanted to share her love a God through her poetry where as Woolman shared his through wor ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"love through the ages" discusses the differences and similarities between the 2 poems "Love is not all" (by Edna St. Vincent Millay) & "To my dear and loving husband" (by Amm Bradstreet).

ed "Love is not all" in 1931, centuries after "To My Dear and Loving Husband", by puritan poet Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672), was published in 1678. While comparing these two poems, one can see many sim ... g the relationship between love and death, they come to different results at the end of their work. Bradstreet finds her love for her husband so worthy when she says, "I prize thy love more than whole ...

(3 pages) 163 2 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Arthur to Her book", by Anne Bradstreet.

BookJust as the seasons, and weather differentiates human attitudes and emotions tend to also. Anne Bradstreet makes the reader well aware of the indecisiveness of human attitudes as well as emotions ... n her poem, "The Author to her Book". With the literary device personification, along with metaphor Bradstreet relates the book to a child, of ill form, descending from her "feeble brain", and express ...

(2 pages) 59 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Anne Bradstreet-A Model Puritan Woman.

Anne Bradstreet-A Model Puritan WomanAnne Bradstreet's poetry epitomized the simplistic, rural, and God-c ... love for her God and family and a very sarcastic view on a woman's role in the Puritan society.Anne Bradstreet incorporated the unconditional love for God and her upheld faith as the foundation of her ... to her faith no matter what trials or tribulations life brought her way. In one of her meditations Bradstreet shows just that. "Corn, till it have past the mill and been ground to powder, is not fit ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Anne Bradstreet's Philosophy Through Literary Devices"--the philosophy in her three poems about the deaths of her grandchildren explained in terms of literary devices.

poems is created by the use of metaphors. By using terms such as "she was but a withering flower," Bradstreet's viewpoints and opinions are emphasized, and furthermore, the text is much more interest ... cate the similarity between the children and flowers. Nature is used as well to represent death. In Bradstreet's point of view, the children's deaths are like "plums and apples" that ripe and fall, an ...

(1 pages) 41 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Critical analysis on ann bradstreet upon the burning of our house

In the poem Upon the Burning of Our House , written by Anne Bradstreet, Bradstreet demonstrates many religious qualities, such as not loving her personal belong ... the quote "Yet by his gift is made thine own; There's wealth enough, I need no more." (Lines 50-51)Bradstreet seems to miss the memories that occurred in her house. "Nor at thy Table eat a bitt. No p ...

(1 pages) 25575 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analysis of 3 works of Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet was a gifted poet. She was ahead of time with her knowledge,understanding, ideas and espe ... her poem, "To My Dear and Loving Husband," the reader is clearly ableto understand the strong love Bradstreet has for her husband. She shows her devotion tohim in a smooth manner through imagery. An ... oem. It is shown how pure and true the love she feels is, alove that many of us only dream about.In Bradstreet's poem, "Upon the Burning of Our House," she shows the tragedyof having a fire devastate ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A typical AP essay analyzing Anne Bradstreet's use of controlling metaphor and other figurative language devices in her book, "The Author To Her Book".

In her book, "The Author To Her Book", Anne Bradstreet conveys the deep and intricate demeanor of the author towards her work. Bradstreet uses a ... hey include diction, imagery, and irony.In order to present the controlling metaphor to the reader, Bradstreet uses words that relate to the concept of birth. In line one, she declares, "Thou ill-form ... are between an author and his or her composition. Diction also plays a large role in this quote and Bradstreet's piece in general. In this quote, the word, offspring bears a powerful purpose, one of a ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry