New PDF release: British Abolitionism in Hannah More's "Slavery, A Poem"

By Peggy Zawadil

ISBN-10: 3668110433

ISBN-13: 9783668110434

Seminar paper from the yr 2012 within the topic English Language and Literature reports - Literature, grade: 2,0, collage of Potsdam, language: English, summary: within the following, the writer desires to discover in what manner the poem "Slavery, A Poem" through 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 the sort of hurry… yet, solid or undesirable, if it doesn't pop out on the specific second while the dialogue comes on in Parliament, it is going to no longer be worthy a straw.” (Feldman, 1997, p. 470) This assertion is bearing on her poem “Slavery, A Poem.” that she wrote in 1788. interpreting this citation you could act at the assumption that the poem and its time of booklet served a selected goal. figuring out that Hannah extra was once an lively member of the British abolitionism and understanding that she wrote the poem for this very cause; we will be able to come to the next examine query: In what method is the common British abolitionism represented in Hannah Mores poem?

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