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Equiano wheatley
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Equiano wheatley
Equiano wheatley
Equiano wheatley
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Equiano wheatley
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    • 1. Journey to Journey to Slavery Slavery http://www.history.com/videos/origins-of-slavery#orig http://www.history.com/videos/origins-of-slavery#ori
    • 2. Olaudah Olaudah Equiano Equiano Quick Facts Quick Facts -Kidnapped at age 11 and sold into slavery -Kidnapped at age 11 and sold into slavery -Bought his own freedom in 1766 -Bought his own freedom in 1766 -Autobiography published in 1789; first -Autobiography published in 1789; first hand account of the atrocities of the slave hand account of the atrocities of the slave trade. trade.
    • 3. A primary source is a document A primary source is a document or physical object which was or physical object which was written or created during the written or created during the time under study. These time under study. These sources were present during an sources were present during an experience or time period and experience or time period and offer an inside view of a offer an inside view of a particular event. particular event. Page from Equiano’s Page from Equiano’s Autobiography courtesy Autobiography courtesy PBS. org PBS. org PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS
    • 4. Examples of primary sources include: •ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS (excerpts or translations acceptable): Diaries, speeches, manuscripts, letters, interviews, news film footage, autobiographies, official records •CREATIVE WORKS: Poetry, drama, novels, music, art •RELICS OR ARTIFACTS: Pottery, furniture, clothing, buildings Examples of primary sources include: •Diary of Anne Frank - Experiences of a Jewish family during WWII •The Constitution of Canada - Canadian History •A journal article reporting NEW research or findings •Weavings and pottery - Native American history •Plato's Republic - Women in Ancient Greece  PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS
    • 5. Primary Sources Primary Sources Ankle shackles Ankle shackles are of the type used to are of the type used to restrain enslaved people restrain enslaved people aboard ships in the Middle aboard ships in the Middle Passage. Passage. Equiano’s Autobiography Equiano’s Autobiography
    • 6. A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources. These sources are one or more steps removed from the event. Secondary sources may have pictures, quotes or graphics of primary sources in them. Some types of secondary sources include: •PUBLICATIONS: Textbooks, magazine articles, histories, criticisms, commentaries, encyclopedias •Examples of secondary sources include: A journal/magazine article which interprets or reviews previous findings •A history textbook •A book about the effects of WWI SECONDARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS SECONDARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS
    • 7. How reliable are autobiographies? What can autobiographies tell you that other historical documents cannot? Equiano’s Autobiography Equiano’s Autobiography
    • 8. “The Middle Passage must “The Middle Passage must have been as near as anyone have been as near as anyone ever comes to hell on earth.” ever comes to hell on earth.” - Barry Unsworth, author - Barry Unsworth, author The Middle Passage The Middle Passage
    • 9. 1. 1. 2. 2. 3. 3. 4. 4. 5. 5. 6. 6. 7. 7. Why does Equiano think his captors may eat him? Why does Equiano think his captors may eat him? Who brings Equiano aboard the slave ship? Who brings Equiano aboard the slave ship? What does this account say humanity’s capacity for (A) cruelty What does this account say humanity’s capacity for (A) cruelty (B) survival (B) survival To what can we liken the slave auction. To what can we liken the slave auction. Describe the conditions on the slave ships. Describe the conditions on the slave ships. What is the basic contradiction between the crew’s main goal, What is the basic contradiction between the crew’s main goal, and their treatment of the captives? and their treatment of the captives? What are some adjectives to describe the tone of portions of the What are some adjectives to describe the tone of portions of the excerpt, or the excerpt as a whole? excerpt, or the excerpt as a whole? Equiano is freed in 1766, and thereafter takes up Equiano is freed in 1766, and thereafter takes up residence in England. So we may well ask: What residence in England. So we may well ask: What makes Equiano's Narrative a work of American makes Equiano's Narrative a work of American literature? literature? Discuss Discuss
    • 10. Quick Facts Quick Facts • the first African American, the • the first African American, the first slave, and the third woman first slave, and the third woman in the United States to publish a in the United States to publish a book of poems. book of poems. • never trained as a domestic; • never trained as a domestic; instead she was encouraged by instead she was encouraged by the Wheatleys to study theology the Wheatleys to study theology and the English, Latin and Greek and the English, Latin and Greek classics. classics. • wrote and published her first • wrote and published her first poem at age 13 poem at age 13 Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
    • 11. Check the back of your literature book for Check the back of your literature book for the definition to the following terms: the definition to the following terms: Personification Personification Irony Irony Allusion Allusion Iambic Pentameter Iambic Pentameter Connotation Connotation Denotation Denotation Poetic Devices Poetic Devices
    • 12. Personification: Personification: Irony: Irony: Situational Situational Dramatic Dramatic Verbal Verbal Allusion: Allusion: Denotation: Denotation: Connotation: Connotation: Poetic Devices Poetic Devices
    • 13. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0aAWuUX5jU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0aAWuUX5jU Iambic Pentameter Iambic Pentameter
    • 14. Iamb Iamb • Metrical foot (unit of measure) Metrical foot (unit of measure) consisting of 2 syllables; weak strong consisting of 2 syllables; weak strong • e.g.: reprieve e.g.: reprieve Pent = five Pent = five Five iambs per line = iambic Five iambs per line = iambic pentameter pentameter Iambic Pentameter Iambic Pentameter
    • 15. On Being Brought from Africa to America On Being Brought from Africa to America 'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land, 'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land, Taught my benighted soul to understand Taught my benighted soul to understand That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too: That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too: Once I redemption neither sought nor knew. Once I redemption neither sought nor knew. Some view our sable race with scornful eye, Some view our sable race with scornful eye, "Their colour is a diabolic die." "Their colour is a diabolic die." Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain, Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain, May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train. May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train. TPCASTT TPCASTT
    • 16. On Being Brought from Africa to America On Being Brought from Africa to America Phillis Wheatley's poem, "On Being Brought Phillis Wheatley's poem, "On Being Brought from Africa to America" makes effective use of from Africa to America" makes effective use of irony to drive home a point about the potential irony to drive home a point about the potential for "redemption." Detail how that irony works, for "redemption." Detail how that irony works, noting for instance the potential for ambiguous noting for instance the potential for ambiguous meaning in the word "refined," in line 8. meaning in the word "refined," in line 8.
    • 17. Sample of Tone/Attitude Words
    • 18. Key Concepts Key Concepts - - Primary vs. Secondary Documents Primary vs. Secondary Documents Equiano Equiano Wheatley Wheatley Poetic Devices Poetic Devices - Personification Personification - Allusion Allusion - Irony (3 Types) Irony (3 Types) - Iambic Pentameter Iambic Pentameter Connotation vs. Denotation Connotation vs. Denotation TPCASTT – Poetry Analysis TPCASTT – Poetry Analysis

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