Sojourner Truth: context and an introduction to rhetoric for injustice
In this lesson, we will consider how rhetoric can be used to highlight injustice in society. We will study the abolitionist Sojourner Truth's iconic speech where she spoke out against the treatment of African Americans enslaved across America in the nineteenth century. We will explore how Truth used a particular structure to position her argument for change.
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