From Phillis Wheatley's On Being Brought From Africa To America

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I believe that Phillis Wheatley’s intent in writing “On being Brought from Africa to America” was conscious. I believe that she was fully aware about what she’s writing. I say that because on line 4 “Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.” she writes from her personal experience by using “I” in her poetry. She talks about her own experience on brought to America as a slave. The write starts her poetry by describing how lucky she was to be brought to America from Africa. She goes on and tells us about how Christianity bought her the peace which she didn’t even knew she needed in her life. The second part of the poetry takes a little twist where writer changes from the first person view to the third person view. We know that because she switched
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