Are Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley similar poets? This essay is going to compare the different lives, styles, and purposes of these two great poets. It will start comparing the two directly, then split off and take a look at each author individually, and finally wrap it all up in the end.
Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley were female poets who had their works published in America. Their lives were remarkably diverse, which caused obvious differences in the tones of the two authors. The tones weren’t the only difference, though. Their different locations caused them to have completely different perspectives and intended audiences. For example; Bradstreet was writing emotional poems to her family members and Wheatley wrote powerful