“The evil that men do, lives after them, The good is oft’ interred with their bones.”

“The evil that men do, lives after them, The good is oft’ interred with their bones.” (Frederick Douglass, “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?”) Compare and critically analyse the traumatic afterlives of human trafficking as represented in Douglass’s speech “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” AND Frances Watkins Harper’s poem “The Slave Auction”. The essay must: 1) develop a clear and coherent line of argument in relation to the set topic 2) demonstrate an understanding of both the literary techniques and cultural/historical contexts of 19th Century America, as relevant to the set topic; 3) engage with at least three SCHOLARLY secondary sources. 4) Reference ALL sources consulted according to Chicago Notes and Bibliography Style: