Directions Write an explanatory essay of at least 750 words on Anne Bradstreet that characterizes her as a woman, a Puritan, and a poet. Consider discussing how she overcame hardship and cultural bias to become the first published female poet in America. Use at least four facts from at least three different sources and include one poem written by Anne Bradstreet. Follow MLA guidelines for in-text citations and a works cited page. Click here to view the MLA Style Guide.