Abigail Adams - Living a new female role by Christine Hildebrand

By Christine Hildebrand

Seminar paper from the yr 2006 within the topic English Language and Literature reviews - Literature, grade: 1,0, college of Regensburg, 7 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: Can Abigail Adams actually be considered as a innovative of that point? Did she act in a progressive manner? Did she even create a brand new girl position throughout the American Revolution? if that is so, in what views used to be this position progressive and new?
In order to reply to those questions and examine upon her behavior, the letters of Abigail and her husband among 1774 and 1777 could be the concentration of this paper; they are going to be analyzed and interpreted when it comes to the recent girl position. This corpus of letters is taken out of The ebook of Abigail and John (1975). Herein the focal point lies on Abigail’s point of view, on her conception and account of conflict stories and on her concepts and reviews approximately govt and politics. as well as this, John’s letters must be taken into consideration in addition, as he represents the addressee Abigail is writing to. His letters and how he addresses her, the themes and his reviews he mentions and the recommendation he asks from his spouse or supplies to her, do shed gentle onto the individual of Abigail Adams in addition to encouraged her.

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