JACOB’S INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL Mrs. Jeyanthii Ravichandran Head Department of English St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science, (Autonomous), Cuddalore. G.Siva Ranjani M.Phil. scholar, St. Joseph’s college of Arts and Science, (Autonomous), Cuddalore. Abstract Harriet Ann Jacob is an African-American writer, who absconded from slavery and was later disenthralled. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiographical
short story is about two girls that meet in an orphanage. The girls didn’t like each other at first, but no one else would play with them because they weren’t real orphans. Because of this, they formed a bond with each other. The mothers of Twyla and Roberta dropped them off at the orphanage because they are unsuitable parents. Throughout the story, the reader never really knows the race of the two girls. However, different racial experiences occur during each of the girls’ lives that give the readers
Book Award, and was part of the Pulitzer Prize- winning reporting team at the New York Times that broke the story of the Pentagon Papers” (Butterfield, 2008). He recently became a national correspondent for the Times, writing about his views and analysis on crime and violence (Butterfield, 2008).
Breanne DiBernard Mrs. Greenlee HN ENG III 01, June 2015 Independent Novel Project The Secret Life of Bees Knowledge Significance of Title Some readers seem to see the title as a simple play on word that characterizes the main topics of the book, but others find the title to be a bit deeper. Throughout the book bees are present in Lily’s life and they seem to influence her decisions and thinking. At the beginning the bees come to her room and leave when she doesn’t notice. For some reason Lily