Harriet Jacobs wrote Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl to show______________?
A. That female slaves were escag more frequently than men.
B. How slavery was worse for men.C. How females were affected by slavery.
D. That female…
In Chapter XV of William Wells Brown’s Clotel, why was Clotel made to cut her long hair ?
A. The mistress of the house was afraid her husband would be attracted to Clotel.
B. To keep the lice away.
C. So that the other slaves would…
In Nikki Giovanni’s “The American Vision of Lincoln,” the poet argues that the Capitol needs a statue of _____________next to the one of Abraham Lincoln?
A. W.E.B. DuBois
B. Amiri Baraka
C. Booker T. WashingtonD. Frederick Douglass…
Why was it important that slave narratives have a title page that claimed either that the narrative was written by the narrator himself (or his words were recorded by someone close to him, preferably white) ?
A. So the author could…
Which author relied on complex characters and dialect to overturn American stereotypes about Southern African Americans ?
A. William Wells Brown
B. Richard WrightC. Charles Chesnutt
D. Booker T. Washington…
Harriet Jacob’s slave narrative Incidents in the Life differs from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s abolitionist novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin in what way ?
A. Stowe’s novel is sentimental.
B. Stowe describes the treatment of slaves.
Which characteristic of the slave narrative did Frederick Douglass include in the first chapter of his Narrative ?
A. Narration of a deserved punishment.
B. Depictions of a beautiful rural environment.
C. Descriptions of the kinds…