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Rebecca Tompkins,                 In the, “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”, by Harriet Jacobs you get to see the slave girl  (Jacobs) transition from a young innocent girl to a slave woman. Jacob states: “But, O, ye happy women,  whose purity has been sheltered from childhood, who have been free to choose the objects of your  affection, whose homes are protected by law, do not judge the poor desolate slave girl too severely!”  (Jacobs 777). I think that this quote was directed to the white women reading this, Jacobs is saying that  they are safe and have security, they can marry the man they love and they will almost always have a home; but Jacob’s  Jacobs  did not so before you judge her you should see what it’s like to “walk in her shoes”.   Here it would be good to write a thesis statement, which is a sentence that tells the audience what you’ll be  arguing in this blog, what theme you
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