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 graduation B) Women’s Convention in Akron, Ohio, 1851 C) Inaugural ball, Washington DC, 1778 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 determined?