Black Feminism – Ain’t I A Woman by Sojourner Truth


  • M. K. Kothaimalar J.Jeyaseeli III – Year Undergraduate Students, Department of English P. K. R. Arts College for Women Gobichettipalayam, Tamil Nadu, India


Slavery, Sufferings.


Literature has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intention of their authors and perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution. Literature may be classified according to a variety of systems including language national origin, historical period, genre, and subject matter. The eleventh edition of Merriam Webster’s collegiate Dictionary considers literature to be “Writing” having excellence of form of expression and expressing ideas of permanent or universal interest. “Ain’t I A Woman” was a speech delivered by Sojourner Truth in 1857 in women’s convention, Akron, Ohio. This paper analysis the speech of Sojourner Truth and analysis the main points as theme, symbol, characters and imagery aspects. This speech was concluded with the sufferings of Negros of the South and the women at the North.


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J.Jeyaseeli, M. K. K. (2019). Black Feminism – Ain’t I A Woman by Sojourner Truth. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 7(10), 7. Retrieved from