Puritans Poem Upon the Burning Notes.pdf - Section 3: Explicating Poetry: "Upon the Burning of Our House"

 
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Choosing Words Carefully: Anne Bradstreet's Diction and Style

Unit 2: Literacy: Plain Living Portrayed in Puritan Poetry and Sermons
Lesson 2 of 10

Objective: SWBAT identify and analyze how poetic structure refines and shapes the tone and theme of Anne Bradstreet's "Upon the Burning of Our House."

Big Idea: As students look deeper into the themes and diction Puritan Poetry, they explore how one person expresses solace even amid devastating tragedy.

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