The narrator remarks, "If it was your Harry, mother, or your Willie, that were going to be torn from you by a brutal trader, to-morrow morning-.... how fast could you walk? Answer and explain how the narrator tries to get you emotionally involved in the short story and Eliza's escape.
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The narrator tries to put the reader in the place of mothers who were slaves. The narrator tries to have the reader reflect on his or her own children in a similar tragic situation. This gives the reader a personal perspective to the horrors that mothers like Eliza faced.