Diary of a slave on a

It felt like ages since that man came and unlocked our cage on the coast, probably because it has been.

Diary of a slave on a

It is not until her mother dies that Linda even begins to understand that she is a slave. At the age of six, she is sent to live in the big house under the extended care of her mother's mistress, who treats her well and teaches her to read.

After a few years, this mistress dies and bequeaths Linda to a relative. Her new masters are cruel and neglectful, and Dr. Flint, the father, takes an interest in Linda.

Diary of a slave on a

He tries to force her into a sexual relationship with him when she comes of age. The girl resists his entreaties and maintains her distance. Knowing that Flint will do anything to get his way, as a young woman Linda consents to a relationship with a white neighbor, Mr. Sands, hoping he can protect her from Flint.

As a result of their relations, Sands and Linda have two mixed-race children: Benjamin, often called Benny, and Ellen. Because they were born to a slave mother, they are considered slaves, under the principle of partus sequitur ventremwhich had been part of southern slave law since the 17th century.

Linda is ashamed, but hopes this illegitimate relationship will protect her from assault at the hands of Dr. Linda also hopes that Flint would become angry enough to sell her to Sands, but he refuses to do so.

Diary of a slave on a

Instead, he sends Linda to his son's plantation to be broken in as a field hand. When Linda discovers that Benny and Ellen are also to be sent to the fields, she makes a desperate plan. Escaping to the North with two small children would be nearly impossible. Unwilling either to submit to Dr.

Flint's abuse or abandon her family, she hides in the attic of her grandmother Aunt Martha's cabin. She hopes that Dr. Flint, believing that she has fled to the North, will sell her children rather than risk having them escape as well.

Linda is overjoyed when Dr. Flint sells Benny and Ellen to a slave trader who unbeknown to him, secretly represents Sands. Promising to free the children one day, Sands assigns them to live with Aunt Martha. Linda becomes physically debilitated by being confined to the tiny attic, where she can neither sit nor stand.

Her only pleasure is to watch her children through a tiny peephole. Sands marries and is elected as a congressman.Diary of a Slave Girl Diary of Slave Girl Named Ruby. Foxfire. Tags Historical History Slave Sad Little Girl Death Blood Abuse Master Old Time Period Diary January 1, Dear diary, All the little slave girl took with her was her diary, ink, a quill, and some bread.

Diary of a Slave: Home; 1st Diary Entry; 2nd Diary Entry; 3rd Diary Entry; 1st Diary Entry - The Capture. 1st Entry I have worked at the plantation for 5 years now.

I have learnt the language of the white men, and I have learnt to do as I’m told or they will whip me, shackle me, and torture me. I have worked hard to get to where I am. A little judicious fiddling with the crotch zip of the bag and a little harder fiddling with the zippers on my catsuit underneath made it possible for Mistress to bring out my cock and balls.

Diary of a Slave: Home; 1st Diary Entry; 2nd Diary Entry; 3rd Diary Entry; 1st Diary Entry - The Capture. 1st Entry I have worked at the plantation for 5 years now.

I have learnt the language of the white men, and I have learnt to do as I’m told or they will whip me, shackle me, and torture me. I have worked hard to get to where I am.

Through rare diaries and letters, a portrait of ordinary life in captivity

The Diary of Slave A slave Diary. jessheartsyou. Tags Realistic Historical African American Slavery Diary Slave. Tears were filling in my eyes, John was shot. Master Abraham’s gang was firing straight at us.

No way out! John, the love of my life was lying on the ground. His shoe was filling with blood. Daisy´s Diary- Daisy meets Gatsby.(Chapter 4) Friday 7th October, Dear Diary, This fine evening the telephone in the house rang again, this time it was that lovely officer from Camp Taylor.I believe that he is the one I met the other day while having a ride with my roadster.

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