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Summary Of Slavery In America

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I honestly do not know how to deconstruct this passage and if I should even respond since there is no commentary to comment on, but I will say a few noticeable elements in a brief exegesis. The words of the poem denote imagery of slavery in America through the use of the word, “UNION.” In addition, line three sets up a Hegelian master/slave dialect, which creates an environment of continuous oppositional flux instead of creating an environment to beautify the differences in each other and achieve basic human rights of tolerance and equality. The line proceeding invokes man’s fallible nature which is prone to a quasi-tabula rasa, amnesia state. The state lends itself to forgetting the good-natured auspices under which a more perfect union was
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