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The Literature of Slavery and Freedom

Read “The Literature of Slavery and Freedom” (151-162), Equiano’s “The Interesting Narrative” (187-213); Wheatley’s “On Being Brought from Africa to America” (219); Horton’s “The Lover’s Farewell” (240); Hammon “An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatly” (165-168); Douglas Narrative of the Live of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself (385-417); Jacobs Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (279-315)
Write 2 paragraphs describing the tone of Equiano’s narrative, Write 2 paragraphs describing the tone of Wheatley’s poetry. To discuss the tone, please consider the word choices of the authors, as well as the messages (not the voice of the speaker on youtube). Write 2 Paragraphs to compare and contrast the tones. How are they similar and how are they different? Write 3 paragraphs comparing and contrasting the Jacobs and Douglass narratives. Make sure you highlight and discuss issues of gender

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