3. Cavendish was a poet, philosopher, writer of prose romances,
essayist, and playwright who published under her own name at a time
when most women writers published anonymously. Her writing
addressed a number of topics, including gender, power, manners,
scientific method, and philosophy.
4. Cavendish has been championed and criticized as a unique and
groundbreaking woman writer. She has been claimed as an advocate
for animals and as an early opponent of animal testing.
5. MARGARET CAVENDISHMARGARET CAVENDISH
6. O love, how thou art Tyred out with Rhime! Thou art a Tree,
whereon all Poets Clime, And from thy Tender Branches every one
Doth take some Fruit, which Fancy feeds upon: But now thy Tree is
left so Bare and Poor, That they can hardly gather one Plum more.