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To My Dear and Loving Husband
Terms in this set (28)
Anne Bradstreet believes that she and her husband__________________
love each other
She only tells of her _______________ in this poem
Love for husband
The poem has this type of pattern
This poem was published in what year
This poem was published in
She compares her love to
riches and gold
She seems to be ______________ in this poem
To My Dear and Loving Husband is an example of a _____________
Definition of Quench
"My love is such that rivers cannot quench"
to put an end to
Definition of Recompense
"Nor ought but love from thee give recompense"
A reward or payment
Definition of Manifold
"The heavens reward thee manifold,I pray."
Definition of Persevere
"Then while we live, in love let's so persevere"
to continue in the face of difficulties
To my dear and loving husband's central idea is
the love she shares with her husband is deep and long lasting
the first two lines of the poem illustrate puritan style because they
use simple, common words
comparing her marital happiness with that of other women, bradstreet is sure that
she is among the happiest of wives
what are the main personal feelings that breadstreet reveals in this poem
love and happiness for her husband
this poem is typical of lyric poetry in that it
expresses personal feelings
the final lines of the poem reflect bradstreets belief that the true reward of their love will come when she and her husband
die and go to heaven
The speaker of "To My Dear and Loving Husband" addresses
The central idea of Anne Bradstreet's poem is that
the love the speaker shares with her husband is deep and lasting
The first stanza of "To My Dear and Loving Husband" is an example of Puritan Plain Style.
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee;
If ever wife was happy in a man,
Compare with me ye women if you can
What chief emotions does the speaker in Bradstreet's poem express?
love for and happiness with her husband
Which of the following lines from the poem is an example of inversion?
Then while we live, in love let's so persevere...
In the second stanza, what idea is made clear by the word prize and the comparison to treasure?
the value she wishes her husband placed upon her love for him
Since his love is too great for her to repay, the speaker wishes that
the heavens would reward her husband
In the following pairs of words, which words have opposite meanings?
Which word below is closest in meaning to recompense?
Which statement below most accurately paraphrases this line from "To My Dear and Loving Husband?"
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee..
No wife has ever loved her husband more than I love you
Fourth Plebeian to Cinna; shows justice to the conspirators, supports the idea of groupthink
According to Emerson, the American scholar should be
A piece of writing classified by type-- for example, letter, narrative, eulogy, or editorial.
What question regarding ancient pagans was widely debated during Erasmus's time?
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