By Peggy Zawadil

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2012 within the topic English Language and Literature experiences - Literature, grade: 2,0, collage of Potsdam, language: English, summary: within the following, the writer desires to discover in what means the poem "Slavery, A Poem" by way of Hannah extra serves abolitionist means.

A quote of Hannah extra (1745 - 1833) in a letter to her sister states: “I grieve i didn't set approximately it quicker; because it needs to now be performed in one of these hurry… yet, strong or undesirable, if it doesn't pop out on the specific second whilst the dialogue comes on in Parliament, it's going to now not be worthy a straw.” (Feldman, 1997, p. 470) This assertion is concerning her poem “Slavery, A Poem.” that she wrote in 1788. examining this citation you possibly can act at the assumption that the poem and its time of ebook served a particular objective. figuring out that Hannah extra used to be an energetic member of the British abolitionism and figuring out that she wrote the poem for this very cause; we will come to the next learn query: In what approach is the common British abolitionism represented in Hannah Mores poem?

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