Mistress Bradstreet And Mistress Bradstreet

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Contemplations is a poem Anne writes about a time she was walking through nature. She gives glory to God by describing all the wonderful things he has done for the earth. She says the sun does so much and gives things life; imagine how incredible the maker of the sun is. While walking through the woods, Bradstreet thinks of men and how they are focused on worldly things and their pasts. She says if they do not begin to focus on God and their salvation they will not make it into heaven. This poem is a great example of “Mistress Bradstreet” representing a Puritan belief. The Flesh and the Spirit gives the illusion that both “Anne” and “Mistress Bradstreet” are both writing the poem. In the poem, the flesh and the spirit are sisters who cannot

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