American Lit

Explain what Jacobs means in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl when she says that slavery is different for male and female slaves.

Identify who she argues it is worse for and explain why.

Discuss the recurring issue of Christianity in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Explain what happens when Master Thomas Auld begins to attend church.

Explain how this changes him.

Describe how Douglass explains the connection between the change in Auld’s behavior and his newfound Christianity.

Describe how does this explains the reputation that religious slaveholders have as being the most brutal.

Explain why Douglass argues that there is an American Christianity that is different from “real” Christianity. f

upport each part of your literary analysis with MLA cited examples/quotes from each text. 3. In her letter on Women’s Rights, Child notes that has “a strong distaste to the subject, as it has been generally treated” when asked her opinions on the women’s rights movement.

Explain what Child argues is distasteful about the subject.

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