â€œAinâ€™t I a Woman?â€ Writing Activity
Briefly (in about three to five sentences) answer the following questions. Write well-formed, grammatical sentences with correct grammar and appropriate diction. Be concise, focusing on important, relevant content.
- Compare the two versions of the speech. Which one is most effective and why?
- How is Truthâ€™s work experience different from that of most of the white women who attended the convention and that of women with whom the men at the convention are used to addressing?
- Paraphrase Truthâ€™s argument about equality.
- Compare and contrast Truthâ€™s ideas about the dignity of womenâ€™s work with the ideas about the dignity of womenâ€™s work in the popeâ€™s encyclical.
Link to reading material: http://sojournertruthmemorial.org/sojourner-truth/…