Analysis Of The Declaration Of Sentiments

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The Declaration of Independence paralleled the colonizer and colonized, The Declaration of Sentiments paralleled man and woman, Truth parallels the upper-class white woman with the working class Black woman. All three documents seek justice for a group of people by presenting unfamiliar arguments, through familiar argumentation. All three are marked with the rhetoric of the “Other” in the narrative of oppression. Each document critiques the exclusivity of legislation, and with each document the scale gets more microscopic, the argumentation more nuanced. However, while the first two documents are deeply rooted in nationalist fervour, Truth’s argumentation is a societal critique that can be universalized: it goes beyond dichotomizing and asks
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