Billy Slaughter Compare And Contrast

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What we draw here is what looks to be two polar opposites. On one hand, you have Billy Slaughter, a slave who lived what appears a somewhat meaningful life, without much blood shed or having been overly abused. Yet on the other hand, you have Annie, your quintessential slave – Beaten, Chastised, and Mistreated. Not to say that Billy didn’t have it rough, but rather, he didn’t experience slavery in the same brutality that Annie did. Perhaps he might have not felt that same trepidation that she might have, knowing that her owner was a drunkard and had savagely beaten her comrades before. At a young age, Billy had known to himself a difference between the morals of the unions and the despicability of the south. i.e., the South forcing slaves to

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