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The Rights of Woman

The Rights of Woman

  

by Anna Laetitia Barbauld

The Rights of Woman: Who's this Barbauld Lady, Anyway? True or False

1. What kind of education did Barbauld receive? -> She was taught subjects that were usually taught only to boys by her father.
2. What sorts of subject did Barbauld write about? -> slavery
3. Besides writing, what was Barbauld's main job? -> She hunted for game outside of the District to feed her family.
4. Besides poetry, what did Barbauld write? -> all of the above
5. Why did Barbauld stop publishing her work? -> Because she got terrible reviews for a poem called "Eighteen Hundred and Eleven."

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