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Narrative of Sojourner Truth Chapter Summary & Analysis - Entry #13 and #14, Isabella as a Mother and Slaveholder's Promises Summary

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Entry #13 and #14, Isabella as a Mother and Slaveholder's Promises Summary and Analysis

Entry #13, Isabella as a Mother: Isabella had five children. She believed she was doing great things by adding to the number of slaves for her slaveholder. Isabella always taught by example. Isabella believed stealing, even if someone was hungry, was not acceptable. Isabella always obeyed and completed the mistress's orders even if her child was crying. In one household if the slaveholder would come in and find the child crying, he would order Isabella to take care of her child. He did not like the child to cry from need. Isabella made a swing for the baby when she worked in the fields. A younger child would have the job of making it swing. Isabella tells the reader about hammocks made for sick children. The child is not jarred...

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