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Narrative of Sojourner Truth Chapter Summary & Analysis - Entry #9 and #10, Commencement of Isabella's Trials in Life and Trials Continued Summary

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Entry #9 and #10, Commencement of Isabella's Trials in Life and Trials Continued Summary and Analysis

Entry #9, Commencement of Isabella's Trials: Isabella was sold at the auction which kept her mother and father together. She remembers going for $100 and a group of sheep. Her new master and mistress spoke English and Isabella had no knowledge of English. She was constantly being whipped for not following directions when she had no idea what those directions were. She could remember her feet being frozen in the winter but she did have plenty to eat. Isabella also remembers being whipped one Sunday morning until the blood was running down her back and the stripes remained for the rest of her life. During this time, she didn't forget her mother's instruction about praying and felt that her prayers were answered. She believes that if she...

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