Argument Analysis: Sojourner Truth

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1. The answer that best summarizes the speaker’s argument is B, which is “All women deserve the same rights as all men.” 2. This quote refers to my answer from number one, “Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the negroes of the South and the women of the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon.” 3. Sojourner Truth included paragraph two to “Illustrate the injustices against black women in the South,” which is A. 4. The line from paragraph three means that Truth is referring to how even though she has a pint, which is smaller than a quart, and another person has a quart, she does not think it means that the other person is better than her. In other words, she interrupts the message as how men believe that women are not better than them, but it does not mean that interferes with women’s rights. 5. It’s A, “Defensive.” 6. The following quote refers to my answer for number five, “Look at me! Look…show more content…
She makes her argument by emotionally transmitting her views to her audience, who are mostly women. She delivers a strong message by explaining from her memories. 2. I think that the audience, mainly men, disagreed with Truth’s message and women supported it. I think that because many men believed that women’s rights are limited and lead to controversies. 3. I can conclude that the roles of men and women in the 1850s were not fully known. Theories on women included decent and fragile, while men were known as the stronger and powerful ones. 4. I think that the speech became so famous because Sojourner Truth’s argument was relatable to women facing discrimination at the time. Also her voice in the speech was the highlight part of the speech. She will be remembered because of her strong message and voice. Her input was empowering toward her audience, mainly to
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