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Mary Rowlandson's "A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of

Mrs. Mary Rowlandson" is a captivity narrative. Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is a slave narrative. While they are considered distinctive genres, they share some characteristics. Review these writings from your assigned readings.
Address the following questions in an essay (1,000-1,250 words):

-How are they similar?
-How are they different? (Be sure to provide evidence from the texts to support your conclusions.)
-Why was the slave narrative such a compelling and persuasive genre to use in arguing for the abolition of slavery? (Be sure to provide evidence from the texts to support your conclusions.)Prepare this assignment according to the MLA guidelines
Must cite from the following resources:

-"Abraham Lincoln" and all speeches
-“Slavery, Race, and the Making of American Literature”
-"David Walker" and “From David Walker’s Appeal in Four Articles”
-"William Lloyd Garrison" and “To the Public”
-"Angelina E. Grimke" and “From Appeal to the Christian Women of the South”
-Sojourner Truth and “Speech to the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, 1851”
-"Harriet Beecher Stowe" and "Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly" Volume 1
-"Harriet Jacobs" and “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”
-"William Wells Brown" and all included writings
-"Frederick Douglass," "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself," “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” and “The Heroic Slave”http://www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org/

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