Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Harriet Ann Jacobs - She is born into slavery and talks about her life through a series of letters.

Molly 'Gran' Horniblow - She is a baker who is allowed to keep her own money by her master.

Margaret Horniblow - She is Harriet's first owner and teaches Harriet to read, and also gives her the tools to teach herself to write.

Dr. James Norcom - He is a mean, sadistic man who becomes sexually attracted to Harriet and continually reminds her that she is his property and must do anything he tells her.

Samuel Sawyer - He is a kind white man to whom Harriet turns for help when Dr. Norcom becomes insistent in his attentions toward Harriet.

John S. Jacobs - He is a slave who has never adjusted well to the idea of being someone's servant, therefore he is filled with a great deal...

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