ncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is one of the classic narratives of slave life written by former slaves. Harriet Jacobs, writing as Linda Brent, describes her twenty-seven years as a slave and her life as an escaped slave in the North. My purpose in assigning this book is to give you some sense of the life of a slave, the difficulties and problems encountered by slaves and how they responded to and dealt with them.As you read Incidents, keep in mind the following questions and topics and then write a paper that discusses each question/topic in some detail.Topics
Write a brief introduction in which you provide a brief overview of the book and what it is about. Save the details of the book for the topics that follow.
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