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The Author to Her Book

The Author to Her Book

by Anne Bradstreet

The Author to Her Book: Meter Matters True or False

1. What does the speaker do to the book’s joints?Massages them
2. Why does she do this?In order to make its feet “even”
3. With what does the book run?An incredible gait
4. What is this poem’s meter?Iambic pentameter
5. What does the speaker mean by the word “feet”?A poetic beat

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