American poets of the 20th century notes including • life of the author • chief works • discussion and research topics.
I, being born a woman and distressed (sonnet xli) - i, being born a woman and distressed.
Tara mars and sara kintz 2nd period i, being born a woman and distressed background- edna st vincent millay literary techniques humorist and satirist. It’s a more complicated story of misrepresentation and wilful ignorance—for, leaving aside the question of form, edna st vincent millay was a radical there's a radically modern engagement with female agency and sexuality and emotional subjectivity in her work that is nowhere in the modern reader’s modernist pantheon consider the.
'i, being born a woman' is a poem by edna st vincent millay, also known by its longer title 'i, being a woman and distressed (sonnet xli)', which explores the feelings of a woman regarding a lover, breaking many societal expectations surrounding the role of women at the time.