Slavery And Injustice In America As Portrayed In Solomon Northup’s Twelve Years A Slave
Sinaga, Greacia Febrianis
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This thesis entitled “SLAVERY AND INJUSTICE IN AMERICA AS PORTRAYED IN SOLOMON NORTHUP’S TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE” which analyzes about slavery and injustice which is experienced by black people that is happened in America in the 19th century. In the novel, Solomon tells about his true life story as a black freeman who is kidnapped and sold into slavery for twelve years. Through his experience as a slave, he shows that how awful slavery and injustice are which are received by black people as slaves in America. Therefore, this thesis is aimed to show how bad slavery towards human because it breaks human rights and should be abolished from the world. The method that is applied in making this thesis is qualitative descriptive and the theories that are used are literary sociology and historical approach.
- SP - English Literature