Analysis Of Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl By Harriet Jacobs

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Love 1 Justin Love Dr. Smith English 3360 28 October 2014 Harriet Jacobs Journal The institution of slavery inflicted a permanent, indescribable mark on the bodies and souls of the men, women, and children restrained by its grasp. Its imprint dazzled on subsequent generations and sadly can still be felt in present day. In her autobiography, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs provides an insight on slavery from a feminine perspective. It is a perspective that cannot nor should not ever be trivialized or ignored because its value is immeasurable. Linda Brent is not only the voice of Harriet Jacobs she is a voice that is essentially the heart of the victims of America’s most heinous crime. “Slavery is terrible for men; but
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