Ain`t I a Woman?

Ain’t I a Woman?
By Sojourner Truth
Question # 1
The most prominent rhetorical
technique used in Truth’s speech is –
A) asyndeton
B) bathos
C) chiasmus
D) anaphora
Question #2
Truth’s address can best be
categorized as –
A) forensic
B) epideictic
C) deliberative
Question #3
Early in the speech, Truth
demonstrates the difference in what
men say women need and how women
are actually treated, by using –
A) antithesis
B) alliteration
C) anecdote
D) allusion
Question #4
This speech was first delivered –
A) the University of Ohio 1972
B) Women’s Convention in Akron,
Ohio, 1851
C) Inaugural ball, Washington DC,
D) Democratic Convention, 1951
Question #5
Truth states, “Then they talk about
this thing in the head; what’s this
they call it?”
How did Truth answer the question?
Question #6
Truth states, “Then that little man in black
there, he says women can’t have as much
rights as men, ‘cause Christ wasn’t a
woman! Where did your Christ come from?
Where did your Christ come from? From
God and a woman! Man had nothing to do
with Him.”
What kind of argument is she making?
A) proposal
B) definition
C) evaluative
Question #7
Who is the intended audience?
Question #8
Truth’s statement, “If my cup won’t
hold but a pint, and yours holds a
quart, wouldn’t you be mean not to let
me have my little half measure full?”
is an example of –
A) adage
B) alliteration
C) analogy
D) aphorism
Question #9
What is Truth’s main argument? Cite
at least one detail from the speech to
support your answer.
Question #10
Based on what you have heard in the
speech, how would Truth answer the
question: How is a person’s worth