Arriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass comparison of two experiences of slavery
Write an essay of 1000 words discussing and comparing Harriet Jacobsa and Frederick Douglassa narratives of their experiences as slaves. Your discussion may cover but is not limited to their living conditions, contact or lack of contact with relatives, treatment by their masters, abuse they suffered, and how they dealt with that abuse and managed to survive. At the end of your essay, please respond to the following quotation from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: a?Slavery is bad for men, but it is far more terrible for womena? (NAAL, 1820). Give some thought to Jacobsa remark, and conclude your essay with one or two paragraphs arguing your position on this issue.