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The Prologue

"The Prologue" by Anne Bradstreet is full of sarcasm. It sounds as if she is imitating things that critics have told her and pretending to agree in her poem. In the very first stanza, she says her...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2018 8:54 pm UTC

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The Prologue

Anne Bradstreet begins her prologue with a great deal of self-denigration, saying that her "mean Pen" is unfitted for the subjects of great epic, and comparing herself unfavorably with the Huguenot...

Latest answer posted December 29, 2019 7:51 am UTC

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The Prologue

"The Prologue" is a poem that reflects the Puritan mindset in several ways. First, male dominance is assumed. Puritan culture was strictly patriarchal, and women were believed to be inferior based...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2021 1:26 am UTC

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