Anne Bradstreet Poems Group Assignments • Assignment: Before 8pm the night before class, read the poem for your group. Then write at least 4 sentences summarizing the main idea of the poem and how you think the poem can help us understand Puritan life and beliefs. Do you see any conflict between Bradstreet’s views on life and those espoused in the other documents? Provide evidence from documents to support your case. Then respond critically to another group member’s comments in at least 2 sentences. • Group One: Anne Bradstreet, “Verses upon the Burning of Our House“ • Group Two: Bradstreet, “Before the Birth of One of Her Children“ • Group Three: Bradstreet, “To My Dear and Loving Husband” • Group Four: Bradstreet, “A Letter to Her Husband, Absent Upon Public Employment"