Bradstreet Reading Response

 Holle, This is the assignment detail. it is from “The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Volumes A and B, 9th edition (2017). “Pages 217-218 biography 236 “The Author to Her Book” 237 “To My Dear and Loving Husband” 238 “A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment” 241-242 Three poems about the loss of grandchildren 243-244 “Here Follows Some Verses up the Burning of Our House, July 10th, 1666” Answer three of the following. 1. Explain the metaphor in “The Author to Her Book.” Be sure to reference specific lines. 2. Select two lines from “To My Dear and Loving Husband” and two lines from “A Letter to Her Husband…” which best portray her feelings. Type these lines; include line numbers; state why you selected each. 3. Select one of the poems about the loss of grandchildren. How does this poem present both sadness and peace? Cite and reference specific lines for support. Be sure to include the title, or at least part of it as each title is long, of the poem you selected. 4. Read the poem about the burning of their house. What has Bradstreet been discussing right before line 36 when she writes that “all’s vanity”? State a few specifics that she mentions in lines 22-35. How does she justify loosing everything in lines 41-54?”