Call Toll Free: 1.855.314.3368

An Analysis of Anne Bradstreet: In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet

No Works Cited
Length: 612 words (1.7 double-spaced pages)
Rating: Yellow      
Price: $14.95
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

An Analysis of Anne Bradstreet: In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet


The Puritan woman's life was one entrenched in self-examination; bringing about the assembly of a spiritual armor in order to duel feminine sexuality to the death. In the elegy "In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet, Who Deceased August, 1665, Being a Year and Half Old," Bradstreet does not to fight with the expected vengeance against the manifestation of her "evil," her child, as one would expect within the given spiritual context. Instead, Bradstreet refers to her daughter with terms of affection, calling her "dear" and "sweet babe." This rejection of the Puritan patriarchy while remaining within a loose form of elegiac style is a cunning method of subversion.

The value-laden categorical relationship made between the initial section of the elegy concerned with connections of  femininity to nature, mother earth, and the body is juxtaposed with the secondary section of the elegy  referring to maleness. Maleness is related to death, the fall of nature, and time providing t...

[to view the full essay now, purchase below]
Learn by seeing a well-written example
Improve your grade
Finish your paper faster

Benefits of Purchase

When you purchase a paper, these are just a few of the benefits you will appreciate.

Follow the instructions below to view the complete essay, speech, term paper, or research paper:

You may view this document now for only $14.95. This is the total cost - there are NO other charges. The document will be on your screen as soon as you pay with your credit card, debit card, or bank account. Your purchase is 100% secure.