Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

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Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

  1. 1. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Ben Pino
  2. 2. Chapter 1 <ul><li>Linda introduces family </li></ul><ul><li>Linda’s mother dies when she is 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Linda’s mistress dies and she is sold to the mistresses daughter </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chapter 2 <ul><li>Linda’s brother William is severely punished for answering to his mistress instead of his father </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chapter 3 <ul><li>New Years Day for slaves means leaving your family to be sold </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chapter 5 <ul><li>Linda talks about the torment in the household and Mrs. Flint blames Linda for her husbands attraction to her </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chapter 7 <ul><li>Linda is in love with a free black man who wishes to marry and buy her but Mr. Flint refuses to sell her </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chapter 10 <ul><li>Linda enters a sexual relationship with Mr. Sands in hopes he will buy her from Mr. Flint </li></ul><ul><li>Linda becomes pregnant with Mr. Sands child </li></ul>
  8. 8. Chapter 14,15 <ul><li>Linda has another child, both are baptized </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Flint uses the children as a way to punish her </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Flint offers Linda freedom if she lives with him </li></ul>
  9. 9. Chapter 17,18 <ul><li>Linda escapes the plantation </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Flint has her family arrested in hopes to reveal her whereabouts </li></ul>
  10. 10. Chapter 21 <ul><li>Linda is staying and her grandmothers attic </li></ul>
  11. 11. Chapter 23, 24 <ul><li>Mr. Sands is elected to Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Linda leaves her hiding place and begs him to free her children </li></ul>
  12. 12. Chapter 30 <ul><li>Linda and Fanny get on a ship to Philadelphia </li></ul>
  13. 13. Chapter 31, 32, 33 <ul><li>Linda first feels discrimination in the North </li></ul><ul><li>Linda searches for work </li></ul><ul><li>Linda reunites with Ellen and William </li></ul>
  14. 14. Chapter 34 <ul><li>Dr. Flint writes letters to Linda begging her to come home and when she doesn’t respond he heads up North </li></ul>
  15. 15. Chapter 37 <ul><li>Mrs. Bruce passes away </li></ul><ul><li>Linda accompanies Mr. Bruce to England for 10 months </li></ul>
  16. 16. Chapter 39 <ul><li>Linda has been in Boston for 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>William offers to send Ellen to boarding school </li></ul>
  17. 17. Chapter 41 <ul><li>Phillip passes away </li></ul><ul><li>Linda is finally free living with Mr. Bruce </li></ul>
  18. 18. Ideas <ul><li>I feel the all the main points taken from these chapters and the text as a whole was to create sympathy among whites in supports of the anti-slavery movement. The authors uses references to her family multiple times throughout the novel to do this versus other authors telling stories of escapes. Linda’s struggle to keep in touch with her family and her desire to be free conflict each other because she leaves and returns because they are all separated. </li></ul>

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