Rhetoric and Religion in Sojourner Truth’s and Frederick Douglass’s Speeches

Despite being one-hundred-fifty years old, Frederick Douglass’s speech “The Hypocrisy of American Slavery” and Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I A Woman?” have survived the tests of history as some of the most influential speeches of their time. Both speeches are loaded with poignant statements, stunning uses of rhetoric, and extremely effective persuasive methods. Due to the … Read moreRhetoric and Religion in Sojourner Truth’s and Frederick Douglass’s Speeches