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Narrative of Sojourner Truth Summary
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Olive Gilbert, a white woman, wanting to help Sojourner Truth, transcribed THE NARRATIVE OF SOJOURNER TRUTH for everyone to read. It was first published in 1850 and was reprinted three times between 1878 and 1884.The narrative is a chronological work that is developed as if a diary. Gilbert begins with the birth of Isabella, now Sojourner, and names her parents, James and Betsey. Isabella was never sure of the date of birth. She was born in New York and lived in the North all of her life. Since she was born into a household that spoke Dutch, she only spoke Dutch for much of her younger years. Isabella was one of at least eight children, but she only knew three of her siblings. The older children had already been sold by the time she was old enough to meet and remember them.

Isabella described the way the slaves lived in...

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