Unformatted text preview: need to keep them as your property. Jacobs describes Mr. Litch as a wealthy man, but also a man is has the government corrupted. She says that he can get away with his crimes, such as murder, and not be charged because of his wealth. This is an attack against the law of slavery because innocent slaves may be murdered without any repercussions. To fully understand what Harriet Jacobs witnessed as a slave girl, one would have to read the entire book. But from looking at several chapters, one can see that from her point of view, there are several attacks on slavery, and that she tried to gain support for abolitionism and herself....
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- Spring '08
- Atlantic Slave Trade, Slavery in the United States, Slave Girl, Harriett Jacobs, Harriet Jacobs mentions