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In Anne Bradstreet's poem, "To Her Father with Some Verses", the speaker expresses to the reader the feeling of never being able to repay her "Father", God, for the gift of life He has offered to her. The feeling of never being able to repay her "Father" is shown through the use of repeated symbolism and the "Father" is represented as God through the use of diction.
In the poem the speaker refers to her "Father", this "Father" figure is portrayed as God through the use of diction. In her first reference to her "Father" she uses the words "honored" and "dear", "Most truly honored, and as truly dear," (1). This puts the "Father" on a higher platform than the speaker, exactly how God is characterized as a mighty, perfect being, who is honored and admired by everyone. The speaker utilizes the phrase, "your worthy self"(4), which also portrays the
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