Author: Harriet A. Jacobs
Details: History • 740L
Published: 1861
Harriet Jacobs’ controversial personal story sheds light on the true inescapable horrors of life as an American slave.

Characters

  • Narrator
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Voices
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • The Mother
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Young Slave Girl
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Slave Girls Mother
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Slave Mother
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Mistress
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Mrs. Flint
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • The Master
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Dr. Flint
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Benjamin
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • All
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Southern Ladies
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Author
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Exodus 20
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Philip
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • William
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Father
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Grandmother
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Linda
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Neighbor
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Crowd
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Maiden Lady
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • CharacterName
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • SpeakerContinues
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl