Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

What is the purpose?

What is Jacob's purpose in writing and publishing her story? Do you think she achieved her purpose? why? 

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

I think she wanted people to understand the abominable cruelty and injustice black slaves faced, especially from the point of view of a girl and woman. I think that she definitely makes her point. Her narrative is both gripping and heartbreaking.