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Analysis and comments on To My Dear And Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet

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Comment 19 of 89, added on February 8th, 2009 at 4:39 PM.

This poem is awesome. This poem written in iambic penatmetre displays
poetic form in the rich rhyme scheme where she makes full use of
alliteration, assonance, consonance and masculine rhyme. It is a brilliant
description of unity of shared love between a man and a woman. MMMM makes
you want to love more.

Elvern from Canada
Comment 18 of 89, added on October 14th, 2008 at 8:25 AM.

this poem is'nt about a wives love for her husband but about the marridge
of jesus to the church, read the poem again with this in mind, its how she
gets around being a puritain at the time

John Smith from United States
Comment 17 of 89, added on September 23rd, 2008 at 4:32 PM.

This poem is truly amazing. It is so simple yet so powerful and deep. I
also find it a little strange how a Puritan woman could fall so deeply and
emotionally in love considering what the religion was like. But I really
think this can prove no matter what type of person you are and what beliefs
you have, love always exists and can conquer all. Just like she said "Then
while we live, in love let's so persevere".

Hannah from Sweden
Comment 16 of 89, added on April 29th, 2007 at 11:12 AM.

This beautifully written poem I believe that introduces the love theme in
puritan america of the time.I find pretty strange the fact that a woman of
her time could express her most intimate feelings so widely open especially
when she knew that the puritan community in which she belonged would read
it.

Despina from Greece
Comment 15 of 89, added on February 7th, 2007 at 4:20 PM.

omg i love this poem it is beutiful!!!!!!!!

bouncy from United States
Comment 14 of 89, added on January 31st, 2007 at 12:16 PM.

hello,i've thoroughly read this poem a couple of times,until i could fully
undertand it.and i've learnt that love is beautiful,although it brings
tears,and it bring smiles,it's worth the lesson to learn to love..this is
beautiful.
MRS. KEIRA P

takeira proctor from United States
Comment 13 of 89, added on April 9th, 2006 at 3:08 PM.

the most interesting thing about the poem that she knew how to confuse the
reader what grabes the reader's attention and makes him/her thinks about
many different meanings and the last two coublets are amazing they have
great I-ryhme

safeya from Egypt
Comment 12 of 89, added on March 15th, 2006 at 8:28 PM.

I loved the poem!! It is a very good poem. More people should be giving
comments!

Josilyn from United States
Comment 11 of 89, added on March 14th, 2006 at 2:37 PM.

I liked the poem and thought that the way it was written was beautiful and
well said with hidden meaning that makes you want to read it over and over
again wich makes the meaning stand out and more powerful to the humna mind.

Traci from United States
Comment 10 of 89, added on March 9th, 2006 at 5:03 PM.

This poem is absolutely beautiful. The love she feels for her husband
literally leaps from the short, well-written verses. At a time when women
were more reserved it's amazing how much love this poem embodies.

Marie from United States

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Poet: Anne Bradstreet
Poem: To My Dear And Loving Husband
Year: 1678
Added: Feb 20 2003
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