Michael Short IRD Annotated Outline

Michael Short IRD Annotated Outline - Michael Short 11-3-09...

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Michael Short 11-3-09 IRD Annotated Outline I. Nat Turner’s confession approaches the violence in slavery from a different perspective then the narratives by Douglass and Jacobs. In the confession Turner depicts the revolt he led without any remorse or sorrow for his actions. This can be assumed to be an accurate account of his confession, as depicted by T.R. Gray, due to the Pro-Slavery tone it has. However, one must question the complete accuracy of the confession of Nat Turner as retold by T.R. Gray. The retelling of the revolt must be questioned due to the Pro-Slavery theme the confession carries throughout. It is not the story itself that needs questioning, but the way in which it is told. The tone in the confession, the barbaric qualities in the way Turner carries out the revolt, and the process and order in which the confession is told gives insight to the discrepancies of the Pro Slavery theme; as well as the way in which the institution of slavery has bred violence. II.
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course IRD 1 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UCLA.

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Michael Short IRD Annotated Outline - Michael Short 11-3-09...

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