12 isaac jackson was a slave of the weylin household

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12. Isaac Jackson was a slave of the Weylin household and Alice’s husband. a. Isaac and Alice used to be lovers before they were forcefully separated. Rufus’s treatment of Alice fills Isaac with anger. Isaac’s fate as a runaway slave serves as a warning to Dana and the other characters. He was sold. 13. Jake Edwards was the overseer of the Weylin household. a. Edwards is the overseer at the Weylins’ and a cousin of Margaret Weylin’s. He is a cruel and small-minded white man, Edwards shows Dana how abusive a white man with power can be. He beats slaves for no good reason and demands physically impossible feats of labor from them. He is universally feared and hated. He ends of leaving the Weylin household though. 14. Tess was a slave of the Weylin household as well as Tom Weylin’s sex slave. a. Tess is the slave forced to sleep with Weylin. She was sold off when her value as a sexual slave diminished. She is a kind, helpful, and strong woman. She fears what eventually comes to pass:
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