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

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Characters

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...

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