The Author to Her Book
The Author to Her Book Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Literature and Writing
In “The Author to Her Book,” we have a poem that has the words “author” and “book” in the title, so no question: literature and writing is this poem’s biggest concern. Yep, this poem...
Women and Femininity
“The Author to Her Book” is a poem about motherhood, in a way. The speaker compares her book to a child, which she treats in a traditional, maternal way. She tries to clothe it, protect it, nur...
At the very end of “The Author to Her Book,” the speaker says she had to sell her book, even though she’s not happy with it, because she’s poor. While we get a glimpse of this literal pover...
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