Abigail Adams - Living a new female role by Christine Hildebrand

By Christine Hildebrand

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2006 within the topic English Language and Literature stories - Literature, grade: 1,0, college of Regensburg, 7 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: Can Abigail Adams actually be considered as a progressive of that point? Did she act in a innovative manner? Did she even create a brand new lady function throughout the American Revolution? if this is the case, in what views was once this position progressive and new?
In order to respond to those questions and examine upon her behavior, the letters of Abigail and her husband among 1774 and 1777 would be the concentration of this paper; they are going to be analyzed and interpreted when it comes to the hot lady position. This corpus of letters is taken out of The ebook of Abigail and John (1975). Herein the focal point lies on Abigail’s standpoint, on her conception and account of battle stories and on her concepts and evaluations approximately executive and politics. as well as this, John’s letters must be taken into consideration besides, as he represents the addressee Abigail is writing to. His letters and how he addresses her, the subjects and his studies he mentions and the recommendation he asks from his spouse or offers to her, do shed gentle onto the individual of Abigail Adams in addition to motivated her.

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