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When Sojourner Truth refers to her culture’s attitude towards slavery, she’s giving:

A. social commentary.

B. personal ideas.

C. interior narrative.

D. exterior narrative.

A

Answer: A. social commentary.

Sojourner Truth, born as Isabella Baumfree, was a women’s right activist as well as a renowned abolitionist. She was born into slavery in Swartekill (present day Rifton), New York. Truth became a Methodist and made her way traveling and preaching on the abolition of slavery in mid-1843. Truth was known to made comments and criticism on society regarding slavery. This is what social commentary entails. For example, anti-war songs and painting on national issues are examples of social commentary. In the case of Truth, she expressed herself through writing.

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