Intersectionality as an amalgamation of oppressions: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

Authors

  • J. Emagulate Rani M.A.,M.Phil.,SET.,Research Scholar, Assistant Professor of English, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Triuchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

Intersectionality is a broad concept from black feminism. It has intertwined with black feminism. It has also divulged in recognizing the “double and triple jeopardy” The selected poems of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper centralized on interlocking oppressions on minorities. The different experiences of racialized women are concentrated. The focus of this paper is to investigate the intersecting oppressions of race and gender to marginalize black women. The wretched condition of slave mothers and the seclusion of their children are explored. The synthesized experience of slavery and slave auction of young girls are brought to light. The problems are not separate entities but it is an amalgamation of the same.

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Published

2018-12-10

How to Cite

Rani, J. E. (2018). Intersectionality as an amalgamation of oppressions: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 6(12), 7. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/5728