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Upon The Burning Of Our House

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Upon the Burning of our House
Comprehension quiz on Bradstreet's poem

  
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1.  In her poem, Bradstreet mostly criticizes herself for-
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2.  Bradstreet emphasizes both the things she has lost and-
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3.  When Bradstreet writes, "I blest His name that gave and took..." she implies that-
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4.  When Bradstreet writes, "Thou hast an house on high erect..." she means that
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5.  Bradstreet's views might be described as spiritual because she-
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6.  What was the "thund'ring noise" that woke Bradstreet?
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7.  In this poem, who is the "mighty Architect"?
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8.  In the last five lines, what does Bradstreet wish to no longer love?
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9.  Which of the following excerpts is the best example of inversion?
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10.  Which of the following word groups is not an example of inversion?
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11.  Plain style can be distinguished from high style because Plain style-
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12.  In the last part of this poem, Bradstreet uses house as a metaphor for -
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