Anne Bradstreet Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Anne Bradstreet
An analysis of the work of the 17th century American poet including symbolism, metaphor, themes and Puritanism.
# 19424 | 1,125 words | 3 sources | 1992 | US
Published on Mar 10, 2003 in Literature (American) , Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis)

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This paper presents a literary analysis of the poetry of Anne Bradstreet (1612.1672). She was an English.born poet of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Bradstreet was an aristocrat by birth. She was the daughter of one governor of the colony and the wife of another. In general, Bradstreet's poetry varies from scenes of domestic affection and traditional confessions of piety. One unusual characteristic of Bradstreet's verse is that it sometimes demonstrates a sensitivity to beauty not usually found in the Puritan theological approach.
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America is the only edition of her verse published during her lifetime. This work is also the first volume of original poetry to be written in America. The collection includes "A Dialogue between Old England..."

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