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EscapeNotes.pdf ENGL 2210 - 004

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World Literature after 1600
Marc R Silverstein

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World Literature after 1600
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Date Created: 10/19/15
Escape Notes The author Brown was a slave First play to be published by an African American Work was intended for a white audience More about feelings than knowledge and rationality Dickens In some ways Dr Gaines is evil villain Racial and sexual dynamics in this work Melodrama easy distinction of good characters vs bad characters 0 Brown wants this distinction to be made up front because he is writing for a white audience mainly Christianity had two roles 0 ex slave owners made their slaves attend service build up your life for heaven slaves role is that on this earth but heaven will be better etc 0 religion can work either way ideologically I stakes of an ideological struggle between the slave owners and the slaves over both sides of slavery Brown published a book of all the slave songs that he knew Brown wanted to appeal initially not to the mind but to his middleclass audience Antislavery is not to be confused with antiracist Brown is antislavery but he also wants to get at the antiracist stereotypes 0 One gets this type of ideology by appealing to moral sentiments 0 Simple good vs evil exaggerated characters Scenes could be rearranged they aren t linear with one having to follow another 0 each exists as its own and are snapshots of the various problems with slavery By not giving us a linear narrative and by making the scenes arbitrary he suggests that slavery is arbitrary nonlogical and not a natural thing Brown was interested in doing more than just appealing to an antislavery audience 0 intended for antiracist audience 0 ex how he draws Glen and Melinda I both have a lot to say about how African Americans are and aren t Difference between antislavery and antiracism 0 one can think slavery is wrong and it is never right to own a slave but they see black slaves as inferior even though slavery is morally wrong Brown wants to go beyond the normal abolitionist ideas and show the way that racism itself worked out For Brown it wasn t good enough to be against slavery if you held racist beliefs Sampey is Dr Gaines kid


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