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preface writers for Frederick Douglass

William Lloyd Garrison (New England Anti-slavery Society)
Wendell Phillips

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society that wanted to ship back all Af-Am to Africa

American Colonization Society

3

from a small group to universality

aggrandizement

4

genre of reproof, counseling against a fault

admonition

5

Mayflower in Plymouth

1620

6

slavery allowed

Massachusetts Body of Liberties
1641

7

Narrative of the Life of FD

1845

8

The Selling of Joseph

1700
reprinted in 1864
Sewall

9

Ain't I Woman?

Sojourner Truth
1851

10

first Women's Rights Convention

Seneca Falls, 1848
Declaration of Sentiments

11

additions to Truth's text

Francis Dana Barker Gage

12

writing oral speech

Far from even trying to approximate black speech… eye dialect functions to mark the speaker, invidiously, as ignorant and of low class.
Albert Tricomi, Dialect and Identity in Harriett Jacob's Autobiography and Other Slave Narratives

13

FD speech

The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro, 1852

14

Leaves of Grass

1855

15

criticism of Whitman

DH Lawrence, Studies in Classic American Literature

16

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe
1852

17

phrase to talk about violence in Uncle Tom

metonyms for torture
Marianne Noble “The Ecstasies of Sentimental Wounding in Uncle Tom’s Cabin"

18

"it must be done for ourselves"

Martin Delany, Black abolitionist

19

flat vs round characters

EM Forster, Aspects of the Novel, 1927

20

The Planter's Northern Bride

Caroline Lee Hentz
1854

21

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1st 1863

22

Abolition of Slavery

13th Am, 1865

23

Citizenships for former slaves

14th Am, 1868

24

franchise for men

15th Am, 1870

25

Huckleberry Finn

1885

26

criticism of HF

Jane Smiley “Say It Ain't So, Huck: Second Thoughts on Mark Twain's “Masterpiece”

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to play on ambiguity

to equivocate

28

Beloved

Morrison, 1987

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The Confessions of Nat Turner

William Styron, 1967