Sojourner Truth's Speech 'Ain' T I A Woman

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INTRO; men and women have alway sought for change. It’s simply human nature to reach for bigger and better thing. But what does it take for people to want that change, to strive towards the brighter future. Does it take injustices for people to see that it is wrong and to want for change. Is it oppression that drives others onwards and upwards, or is it pure anger that fuels their desire to strive for change.

(reason 1 oppression) If you look at Sojourner Truth’s (a ohia women that lived in 1851) speech “Ain’t I a woman” it gives a insight on how oppression can motivate people to change.
(reason ½) If you look in Sojourner Truth’s speech, you can find in paragraph 2, signs of oppression and its willingness for change, grow. “Women need to be helped into carriages and lifted over ditches….. Nobody ever helps me into carriages and lifted over ditches, or gives me any best place. Aint I a women.” …show more content…

“And ain’t I a women? I have borne thirteen children, and seen them most all sold off to slavery, and when Cried out with my mother’s grief, none but jesus heard me!”
(commentary) As you can see these two segments of text are examples of oppression because of their strong message for oppression whether it’s when Sojourner Truth speaks about being treedy unladylike because of the color of her skin, or when she talking about her wails that god only

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