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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

22 Oct

Pick one of the following questions and write an essay of 1200-1500 words on the subject, with a well-crafted thesis defended with evidence and analysis in the body.
1.) Harriet Jacobs focuses on her experiences as a female slave, rather than simply as a slave who happened to be female. According to her, how does her experience as an enslaved woman make her experience under slavery worse than what a male slave experienced?
2.) What is Jacob’s relationship with other women in the narrative, and how are these relationships affected by slavery?
Presentation Requirements:
line spacing: double
Margins: one inch (2.5 cm) on all sides
Paragraphs: indent the first line by 0.5 in (1.25 cm)
Pagination: number all pages,
Style and Grammar: Use proper spelling and punctuation, and write in the active voice. write in the third person only-do not use we, I, me, us, etc.
Font: 12 point, black ink, Times New Roman
Documentation: Use parenthetical citations of the page numbers and no outside sources, including the internet.
Quoting: Avoid excessively long quotes. Paraphrasing is preferred. No block quoting.
Word count: Put either at the end of the essay or on the title page

Essay has to be on this book only: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

 
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