Line 8: To recompense means “to compensate, pay for, return in kind/ repay.” Consider how these three meanings might change the meaning of the line and discuss which meaning she might mean. Also note that this word does not fit the rhyme scheme. What effect does that have?
Line 12: Discuss the paradox she uses here and discuss any ties to Puritan beliefs. Also note that there is an extra syllable snuck in here – how does that effect the meaning of the line?
Notes on Meanings/Commonalities/Ways in which she makes Puritans seem more “real:”