Delanie D.

asked • 10/22/19

4.08 Poetic Structure and Form

Complete a TP-Fast chart for the poem “The Author to Her Book” by Anne Bradstreet (p 243)

T Title Consider the title and make a prediction of what the poem is about.
P Paraphrase Translate the poem by paraphrasing it line in your own words.
F Figurative Language Look for figurative language,(similes, metaphors) imagery, and/ or  sound elements.  Be sure to label the type of figurative language you note. Also use quotation marks and line numbers to cite the text.
A Attitude/ Tone Notice the speaker’s tone and attitude.
S Speaker Who is the speaker? (Note, the speaker and the poet are not one and the same)
S Shift Shifts in tone/ attitude or speaker
T Theme What is thetheme of the poem?  (Hint: Use a thematic statement formula such as “The poem _________is about (subject) and reveals ______________ (message). “

1 Expert Answer


Matthew M. answered • 10/23/19

Matt. M - English Teacher, Author, Illustrator, Business Owner

Delanie D.

Thank you so much!


Matthew M.

No Problem, It was fun. If you ever need help analyzing any literature or doing any assignments please let me know.


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