On Being Brought from Africa to America
On Being Brought from Africa to America Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
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Change, change, chaaaaaange! Wait, we're thinking of the Aretha Franklin song "Chain of Fools." Okay, so we're a bit off, but what Wheatley is singing about here is her change, both physical and sp...
Wheatley wasn't a preacher or a nun, but she's definitely a Christian poet. Her poems often deal with Christian ideas and beliefs, and this poem is no different. Her conversion to Christianity is a...
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