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This dearth of abolitionist sentiment, by now lasting almost 20 years, makes the historian with even a slight tinge of Toynbeeism begin to expect that the wheel must tum again, and tum again toward abolitionism. True to form, we now must consider the New Abolitionism. A founding statement of the New Abolitionism was made by Sharon Crowley (1991), in her"A Personal Essay on Freshman English."