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Jacobs describes William as “perplexed,” what calculations do students think he made in the moments before he went to his owner’s wife? Why did he have to think about it? What lessons had he already learned about power as it related to him, an enslaved child? Why did he make decision that he ultimately did?
Essay Topic: The confrontation of different interviews taken on the topic of slavery. Essay Questions: In what way slave is an unnatural phenomenon?