Welcome! Poetry Beginnings-1750

Poetry is not only words and phrases, but it is the expression of the soul. It is a creative play of words that dance off the reader's tongue and paint a rich picture full of culture and color. It is an outlet for feelings and emotions and relays a deeper insight into the life and feelings of the author. There are different ways to get a message across and all authors put forth unique messagesin their writing. Many times, the reader has to scratch beyond the surface to get a greater understanding. During the 17th century…

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Jonathan Edwards

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Anne Bradstreet

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Edward Taylor

Author's Purpose

Literary Devices

Historical Motive

Huswifery by, Edward Taylor

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by, Jonathan Edwards

To My Dear and Loving Husband by, Anne Bradstreet

Poetry Works Cited

Created by,
J. Corona
C. O'Toole
S. Kopp