longer let me love. Nor things recounted done of old. The house will forever lie in silence. It was his own, it was not mine, Far be it that I should repine; He might of all justly bereft. The poem is made up of rhyming couplets.
Burning Issues of Morality, Family and Household,
How does the poem end? She bids farewell to her money and the ruins of her things, satisfied with the fact that her "hope and Treasure lies above.". When by the ruins oft I passed. She shows that she is a real person who feels doubt and sorrow and must be constantly be active in her faith in order for it to remain meaningful. In silent night when rest I took, For sorrow near I did not look, I wakened was with thundring noise. She reminds herself that her future, and anything that has value, lies in heaven. Her home has been profoundly important to her, not only for the possessions it housed but because it was a symbol of her entire life with her husband and children. However, she expands the understanding that God had taken them away in order for her family to live a more pious life. Requa identifies the house as an "emblem" with which the poet has developed an emotional relationship; "the poet finds that the house-fire has emblematic significance: from it she can learn that only one home should have meaning for her the heavenly mansion.". She wrote it to express the traumatic loss of her home and most of her material. Full Answer, bradstreet explains that she was not on the lookout for the possibility of a catastrophe because she was asleep.
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