Bradstreet’s views toward Male-Dominance
As a female in a highly patriarchal society, Bradstreet expresses her feelings using a clever technique called reverse psychology to prove her point, her disapproval of her community’s belief of unequal treatment and prejudice against women. Bradstreet believes that women are treated unfairly in her society, regarding gender as insignificant. She faces many conflicts and struggles in her “Prologue”, expressing her opinion towards women’s rights, implying that gender
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women are not inferior, she can not do anything about it, her works making men’s “glist’ring gold [work] but more to shine.”
Bradstreet is a very talented poet, interesting, sarcastic and brilliant. She uses different tones, moods and sarcasm to bring her poetry into life, giving a vivid, clearly worded image of what she wants us to know, a strikingly radical notion that her writing could be as competent as any male’s.