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Narrative of Sojourner Truth - Study Guide Entry #11 and #12, Her Standing with her New Master and Mistress and Isabella's Marriage Summary & Analysis

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Entry #11, Her Standing with her New Master and Mistress: Mrs. Dumont was not a kind woman and had not been raised with slaves. She did not understand the difference in the thinking of the free worker who was paid for a service and in the slave who had no expectations of any kind. She was impatient with the slow and slovenly work of the slave. Mr. Dumont who was raised with slaves had more understanding for the attitude and basic nature of the society. Isabella shares one memory when she was pitted against a white servant. Mrs. Dumont and the white servant found nothing good that Isabella accomplished. Finally every morning the potatoes that Isabella cooked turned dingy and dirty. Mr...

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