Analysis Of Sojourner Truth's Speech

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Once Sojourner fermented her audience, she makes meager biblical references in her speech. The audience at the Women’s Convention in 1851 was mostly Christian, so Truth’s references made it easier for them to understand what she is trying to say. Sojourner Truth starts her speech by saying “Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter.” She refers to her audience as children to imply that she sees everyone as equal; just like how God sees all his children as equal. Likewise, Truth makes references to how Christ was made. She argues that Christ was made from a man and a woman. She says this to let these people know that their faith gave women power, so she does not understand why they do not. Furthermore,
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