Preface by the Author and Introduction by the Editor | Chapter 1, Childhood
1. Why is the author hesitant to write her book?
(a) She is not writing about facts.
(b) She is afraid no one will believe her.
(c) She is self-conscious about her lack of formal education.
(d) She is illiterate.
2. What is the author's purpose for writing this book?
(a) She wants to be rich.
(b) She thinks she is a great writer.
(c) She hopes to aid the slaveholders.
(d) She hopes to help change the destiny of the millions of women who still live in slavery.
3. What is the author's alias used in the story?
(a) Aunt Nancy.
(b) Linda Brent.
(c) Aunt Marty.
(d) Harriet Jacobs.
4. What part of Linda's life is unusually happy for a slave?
(a) Her tweens.
(b) Her adulthood.
(c) Her childhood.
(d) Her adolesence.
5. At what age does Linda first discover that she is a slave?
(a) Six years old.
(b) Eleven years old.
(c) Twenty years old.
(d) Eight years old.
6. How are Aunt Marthy and Linda related?
(a) Aunt Marthy is Linda's mother.
(b) Aunt Marthy is Linda's aunt.
(c) Aunt Marthy is Linda's grandmother.
(d) Aunt Marthy is not related to Linda.
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