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.
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.
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 of anger and is often getting into...
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