Incident in the life of a slave girl
Read Chapters 11 & 12 and the information included in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; scroll down the document at this website and read through Chapters V, VI, and VII of the account by ex-slave Harriet Jacobs.
- What does this account reveal about the nature of slavery and how slavery affected southern society?
- How did Jacobs resist the sexual predation of her master?
- Describe the relationship between Jacobs and her mistress.