By Kim Vahnenbruck
In 1790 the 1st abolition invoice was once offered to parliament, however it didn't move and it wanted one other forty three years till the abolition of slavery within the British Territories should be known as successful. particularly ladies began to interact themselves within the abolitionist stream and attempted to alter the placement with technique of sensibility and empathy. accordingly, I selected to research poems by means of extremely popular lady anti- slavery writers, Anne Yearsley’s A Poem at the Inhumanity of the Slave- alternate (1788) and Hannah More’s The Sorrows of Yamba or the Negro Woman’s Lamentation (1795) to teach the point of view of a lady on slavery.
The seminar "Romantic girls Writers" serves as a foundation for this paper. i'll begin with an outlook at the involvement of the 2 girls within the anti- slavery discourse, convey in short what there lives have been like, via what they have been formed and inspired and what their purposes have been to behave opposed to slav- ery. mostly half i'll specialise in the 2 poems and evaluate them just about similarities and ameliorations. either poems inform a narrative a couple of slave and his or her lifestyles in captivity. there's at the one hand the tale of Yamba in Hannah More’s poem and nonetheless the tale of Luco within the poem of Ann Yearsley. I selected this as a place to begin for my research. For that, i'm going to in brief examine the fictitious characters Yamba and Luco to determine in how some distance they both resemble one another or vary from one another. in addition, i'll examine how Hannah extra and Ann Yearsley use their technique of sensibility and empathy and afterwards express the largest contrasts of the 2 poems. eventually, i'm going to summarize and overview my leads to type of a conclusion.
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"The Sorrows of Yamba" by Hannah More and "A Poem on the Inhumanity of the Slave-Trade" by Ann Yearsley − A comparison by Kim Vahnenbruck