Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

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In Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, what was an an average day like for Linda Brent, living under Flint?

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Just to take one example, note how Linda is treated when she tells Flint, her owner, about her plan to marry a freed slave in Chapter Seven. When she tells Flint about her plan to marry, he first hits her, jumping on her "like a tiger" and giving her a "stunning blow" and then threatens her, shouting at her with the following words:

By heavens, girl, you...

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