The Question and Answer section for Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Harriet's story is a woman's story and a slave story. While slavery was terrible for both men and women, the latter suffered its own particular tragedies. Women, and even young girls, found that their bodies were not their own - they were looked...
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I believe Jacob's use of the name Linda helped her to revisit a past she didn't really want to relive. Jacob's story was not only shocking.... it was a source of pain. Using a pseudonym helped her keep a sense of privacy.