“ peculiar sorrows.” Harriet was deeply touched by the removal of children from their mothers and surviving family, she touched on this quite a bit in her stories of her life and what she had seen.. Jacobs touch...
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... African Americans today still have deep wounds that will heal over time when it comes to the subject of slavery. Slavery as a whole is a wound on this country's history and a contradiction
of what this country is founded on. We as a nation have put in place laws that help govern the people that are unable to protect themselves. Regardless of financial status every woman has a legal right of keeping her children, snatching them away from her is unethical and immoral. Thus, in my perspective slavery it self is inhumane.
Perkins, George and Barbara. The America Tradition in Literature: Twelfth Edition. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2009. Print
Perkins Online Resource Center. 4 Feb 2010. < http://www.mhhe.com/perkins>
“ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. “ www.123helpme.com 5 February 2010. study guide.Web
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