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Kauffman: Rhetorical Analysis Assignment

Rhetorical Analysis

Must use at least 2 outside sources.

Rhetorical Analysis Work Sheet

Select a Speech

Sojourner Truth, “Ain’t I a Woman?” Women’s Convention, Akron, Ohio, 28-29 May 1851

Who?  Sojourner Truth, African-American women's rights activist and former slave

What? Speech given at Women’s Convention

When? 1851

Where? Akron, Ohio

Why?To silence hecklers who were shouting down women speakers


Choose Keywords

Rhetorical Essay Keywords

"Sojourner Truth"                                               Social conditions

Akron "Women's Convention"                        History

19 th century                                                      Biography

United States

Women's suffrage

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