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 American people enslaved across the USA in the nineteenth century. We will explore how Truth used a particular structure to position her argument for change.

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Injustice: Pankhurst & Sojourner Truth

Complete the questions below:

Q1.What is injustice?

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Q2.Sojourner Truth was an:

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Q3.As an abolitionist, Truth fought for:

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Q4.Sojourner Truth fought for which TWO of these?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.Anecdotes are:

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Q6.Truth built ethos with her audience by being:

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Q7.Truth highlights injustice with (choose THREE):

Select three (3) boxes

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Injustice: Pankhurst & Sojourner Truth

Complete the questions below:

Q1.What is injustice?

1/7

Q2.Sojourner Truth was an:

2/7

Q3.As an abolitionist, Truth fought for:

3/7

Q4.Sojourner Truth fought for which TWO of these?

Select two (2) boxes

4/7

Q5.Anecdotes are:

5/7

Q6.Truth built ethos with her audience by being:

6/7

Q7.Truth highlights injustice with (choose THREE):

Select three (3) boxes

7/7

Lesson summary: Sojourner Truth: context and an introduction to rhetoric for injustice

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