How does Wheatley challenge or contradict the image of a “slave woman”in the Revolutionary period?

How does Wheatley challenge or contradict the image of a “slave woman”in the Revolutionary period?

Phillis Wheatley (featured in the documents on pages 141–146) is considered the first African-American woman poet of the United States. As you can see from the documents in our textbook, beyond being a published poet she had recognized correspondence with a number of state leaders, including George Washington (the letter not printed in that section unfortunately, but you may read His Excellency General Washington. How does Wheatley challenge or contradict the image of a “slave woman”in the Revolutionary period? Refer to at least one specific poem or letter in your response of at least 250 words.