Anne Bradstreet (Part 1)

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Anne Bradstreet was the first what?
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American poet
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Anne Bradstreet as a poet is unusual for what three reasons?
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women didn’t write poetry, women were generally not educated, and she wrote about her feelings and thoughts
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Why is it bad for a man or woman to write about their thoughts of feelings in poetry during Puritan times?
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Puritans though poetry should just be for moral instruction
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True or false. Anne Bradstreet did not write to have her poetry published.
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True
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Why did Anne Bradstreet write poetry?
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for her own benefit
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Was Anne Bradstreet well educated?
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Yes.
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How was Anne Bradstreet educated?
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She was tutored at home
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Why was she educated?
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her father believed she needed an education
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Why did she have time to write?
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she was ill
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Writing poetry was Bradstreet’s outlet for _____.
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stress.
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Anne was placed among what Ancient Greek thing.
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9 muses of arts and learning
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Who were the father and mother of the 9 muses?
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Zeus and Nemosinz
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Who was the superior muse or the 9 muses?
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Colieapea
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What was Colieapea famous for?
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heroic poems
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True or false. Anne Bradstreet was intuitive.
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True
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What being intuitive popular with the Puritans?
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no
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Bradstreet’s early works were _____ _____.
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scholary poems
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Why did she probably write these works first?
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She was living with her dad and he and the Puritans encouraged it.
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After she moved away from her parents, she wrote _____ and ____ literature.
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personal, lyrical
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What do her later poems document?
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struggles of early life
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What is Anne’s style of writing?
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plain style
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What is plain style writing?
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plain, unornamental writing
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Anne had a very ____ vocabulary.
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rich
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Her writing is ______ and ____ to understand.
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logical, easy
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Her poetry is ____ and has _____ and _____
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lyrical, rhythm,beat
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Anne uses what kind of speech?
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common
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She references to what kind of objects?
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everyday
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She uses what kind of sentence?
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inverted
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True or false. Anne Bradstreet has strong writing.
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True
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Her writing reflects her knowledge of what book?
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The Bible
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“Upon the Burning of Our House” has what kind of rhyming lines?
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couplets
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What kind of meter does “Upon the Burning of Our House” have?
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iambic tetrameter
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What is iambic? Stresses unstressed or unstressed stressed?
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unstressed stressed
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Tetrameter means how many feet to a line and how many beats per foot?
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4, 2

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