Anne Bradstreet's Ardent Love Poem To Her Husband

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Anne Bradstreet’s ardent love poem to her husband are so unbolted to her audience. She uses figurative language through personification, repetition metaphors and tone. Her loving tribute to her husband is in a sincere, effortless, and passionate way. This poem can be expound in many different ways and levels.
In Bradstreet’s “to my dear and loving husband” there is a lot of money; not fifties and twenties , or even hundred dollar bills, but things that are good as cash. Bradstreet also compares love to a transaction. “Nor ought but love from thee give recompense” (8). Recompense is a metaphor that compares her relationship to a transaction. The speaker speaks on how she can never repay her husband. ‘I prize thy love more than whole mines of
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When Bradstreet states, “My love is such that rivers cannot quench” (7) Bradstreet indeed compares her love to an actual fire that’s very sturdy. The speaker uses a metaphor in this line by comparing her love to a force that a river may can quench. The speaker explains how strong her love is for her husband, basically her love for him will never change. “If ever man were loved by wife, then thee” (2). That single line expresses her love is true and sincere.
Bradstreet expresses her love for her husband by using repetition. “Ever” is used four times in such a short poem. “If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee; If ever wife was happy in a man,” (1-3). Bradford uses “ever” in three different ways, which is very unique. In the first three lines she means at any time but the last sentence when she uses “ever” she means forever. “That when we live no more we may live ever” (12).
Bradstreet’s tone in “to my dear and loving husband” is fond. She express her feelings towards him. She shows her tenderness and love for him in an undying way. For example when she states “Then while we live, in love let’s so persever” (11). “The heavens reward thee manifold, I pray” (10). The speaker expresses how her and her husband should love each other as long as they live, so when they get sent to heaven they love will become everlasting. Bradstreet’s love for her husband is
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