Another piece for my African American Lit class, this one focusing on the act that abolished the slave trade in Britain in 1807. The Act was "toothless" in many respects because slavery was still allowed and slavers found many ways to circumvent the restriction on trading.
This is part of a journal assignment I wrote for an African American Literature course. It came to me after listening to Billy Holiday's "Strange Fruit". A family in the American South during Reconstruction attends a picnic.
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Astarte, this is the name of one of the two daughters of Boecio, king of Theben, and his wife, Peitho, a nymph handmaiden to Aphrodite who died after giving birth to Astarte. Her sister, Ker, took the throne after the sudden assassination of her father, and is married to the drunken Ptolemy. Ast...
After the death of her mother, a young girl living in Ancient Mesopotamia is raised by a forest demon and together they share many adventures. Suddenly, two hunters arrive in their home and are set on killing the demon. What will become of her?
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