Book Of Negroes Thesis

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Statement of Intent The Book of Negroes September 19th, 2011 The topic for my ISP will be the challenges slaves face during the time period of the slave trade in Africa and North America in The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill. Throughout the novel, Hill writes of many tragedies that influences the lives of many detrimentally, but still provides hope to the readers that they can reconcile with their tragedies and move on with their lives. I will attempt to show one’s ability to adapt to change reflects directly upon their upbringing and the crises which they face. I will attempt to prove this tentative thesis by examining the impact of the difficulties the characters of the novel face and the way they deal with it. Thus, presenting…show more content…
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