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Unformatted text preview: be defined less by the oppressions of slavery and more of the autonomous powerful achievements they had achieved. Her article situates the structural violence that was so significant in plantation life because many oppressive experiences were not allowed to be told and shared, so this conclusion may have been influenced by false accusations because of their lack of freedom to talk about oppressive experiences. I dont buy her conclusion because even though these slaves may have become stronger and more autonomous individuals from this experience I dont believe that they would truly make those accusations if they didnt have to....
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