Limited access

Upgrade to access all content for this subject

Before the Birth, Ann Bradstreet

Which statement best expresses what the title and poem’s prevailing theme suggest about the poem’s speaker?

A

The speaker is worried about childbirth.

B

The speaker is anxious about being a parent.

C

The speaker wishes her unborn child to love her, despite her faults.

D

The speaker is concerned a future stepmother may treat her children poorly.

E

The speaker is afraid to think of the loss of the relationship with her husband.

Select an assignment template