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 self-conscious about her lack of formal education.
(c) She is afraid no one will believe her.
(d) She is illiterate.
2. What is the author's purpose for writing this book?
(a) She hopes to aid the slaveholders.
(b) She thinks she is a great writer.
(c) She wants to be rich.
(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 Marty.
(b) Linda Brent.
(c) Aunt Nancy.
(d) Harriet Jacobs.
4. What part of Linda's life is unusually happy for a slave?
(a) Her adulthood.
(b) Her childhood.
(c) Her tweens.
(d) Her adolesence.
5. At what age does Linda first discover that she is a slave?
(a) Eight years old.
(b) Twenty years old.
(c) Eleven years old.
(d) Six years old.
6. How are Aunt Marthy and Linda related?
(a) Aunt Marthy is Linda's aunt.
(b) Aunt Marthy is not related to Linda.
(c) Aunt Marthy is Linda's mother.
(d) Aunt Marthy is Linda's grandmother.
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