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Life of a Slave Girl

Summary: Harriet Jacobs spent most of her life as a slave. As a slave she endured many hardships at the hand of her owner. In Life of a Slave Girl Harriet talks of her life and the odds that she faced. She explains and relives the terrible things that happened to her as a young girl.
The life of a slave was very difficult during the 1800's, especially those of the women slaves. Many were mistreated and abused by their masters. Harriet Jacobs spent most of her life as a slave. As a slave she endured many hardships at the hand of her owner. In Life of a Slave Girl Harriet talks of her life and the odds that she faced. She explains and relives the terrible things that happened to her as a young girl.

As a young girl Jacobs faced many obstacles. She faced difficult situations in her youth. When she was young girl, she was grateful for the kindness that her master showed her; in return she completed every task that was asked of her. "But now I entered on my fifteenth year... My master began whispering foul words in my ear" (Life of a Slave Girl, pg...

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