Emmeline Pankhurst | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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SOURCE: “Mrs. Pankhurst,” in The English Review, Vol. XLVII, July to December 1928, pp. 184-88.

In the following essay, Chapman eulogizes Pankhurst and points to her virtue and compassion for her fellow women.

When I received a telegram asking me to take part in Mrs. Pankhurst's funeral, I felt diffident, having endured nothing for the Suffrage Movement compared with those likely to be present. Dr. Cobb, in an eloquent address at the ceremony, pointed out how Mrs. Pankhurst, whom he eulogized in strong but unexaggerated terms, had foregone her war for the enfranchisement and the social liberty of woman in favour of the greater War, to which she and her troops nobly devoted themselves. Thus she acquired the object of her own campaign, which was more than conceded to the striking services they rendered, and the supreme fortitude they displayed.

As a public character Mrs. Pankhurst was strangely misunderstood...

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