By Peggy Zawadil

Seminar paper from the yr 2012 within the topic English Language and Literature stories - 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 means 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 faster; because it needs to now be performed in this type of hurry… yet, solid or undesirable, if it doesn't pop out on the specific second whilst the dialogue comes on in Parliament, it's going to no longer be worthy a straw.” (Feldman, 1997, p. 470) This assertion is touching on her poem “Slavery, A Poem.” that she wrote in 1788. examining this citation you can actually 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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