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    knew (Gordon). She hid her doubts about this new way of life because she did not want to shame her father and his status in the community (Gordon). She made a big effort to hide her resentment towards her family for making the trek to America because of her great responsibilities within the family and the household (Gordon). Her ideas about the new world were proven true when the community experienced their first harsh and deadly winter in Salem (Gordon). Bradstreet was also disturbed by the colonists’

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    Anne Bradstreet married her father’s assistant, Simon Bradstreet, upon which she began to use her husband’s surname of Bradstreet (Eberwein 161). Consequent to their nuptials, Simon Bradstreet moved into the Earl’s house to live with Anne and her family (“Anne Bradstreet”). In May of 1630, Bradstreet embarked on the Arbella for a protracted, two-month journey with her husband and parents (Gordon 3). Bradstreet encountered sickness, hunger, and squalid living conditions throughout her journey (“Anne

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    Greek, Latin, French, Hebrew, as well as English. She married Simon Bradstreet, a graduate of Cambridge University, at the age of 16. Two years later, Bradstreet, along with her husband and parents, immigrated to America with the John Winthrop Puritan group, and the family settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts. There Bradstreet and her husband raised eight children, and she became one of the first poets to write English verse in the American colonies. It was during this time that Bradstreet penned many of

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    SAAD ALDAKHEEL 10/19/2017 American literature How Anne Bradstreet confronts puritan view of gender Anna Bradstreet grows up in a healthy family. She was the daughter of Thomas Dudley who is the manager of the country estate of the Puritan Earl of Lincoln. Anna Bradstreet got married at the age of 16 to the young Simon Bradstreet who was working with Anna father. Anna Bradstreet never went to school but her father always taught her and gave her an education. It that time many women didn’t have an

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    nationality and was considered to be a serious poet. Spending a lot of time in the library, she better understood literature. Anne graduated from Cambridge University at age sixteen. Two years later at age eighteen, she left England with her family and the Winthrop Puritan Group and settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Bradstreet was the daughter of Dorothy Yorke and Thomas Dudley. Thomas was once the mayor of Massachusetts. Sadly, Dorothy died at the age of sixty-one and Thomas died at seventy-seven.

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    Anne Bradstreet was born in England in 1612. At the age of sixteen Anne married her beloved husband Simon Bradstreet. In June 14, 1630 Anne and Simon along with her parents immigrated to America. Once in America, they lived in Pioneer Village in Salem, Massachusetts. Anne Bradstreet was one of the most prominent English poets of North America and also the first female writer in the British North American colonies to be published. She is also the most prominent Puritan Figure in American Literature

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