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The Author to Her Book

The Author to Her Book


by Anne Bradstreet

The Author to Her Book: Dirty, Dirty, Dirty Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Author to Her Book? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How does the book’s “visage” appear to the speaker?

Anne Bradstreet
Q. What does the speaker wish to “amend”?

Harvard University
The Tenth Muse
The suffering of women everywhere
Q. What does the speaker see after she washes the book’s face?

A perfectly written poem
Dirty feet
A nice clean complexion
More defects
Q. What does the book wear while trudging to the press?

A 3 piece suit
A better dress
A birthday suit
Q. What happens when the speaker attempts to rub off a spot?

She creates the perfect poem
The poem appears “stretched”
She creates another flaw