Slave Argumentative Essay

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I would like to start this report by writing that I think that the slaves were treated very poorly, they were beaten, that a big thing that I noticed, and everyone wouldn’t take them seriously because of what race they were. The slaves really were brave, especially the way they talked to each other, for example when Jane was talking about going to Ohio, and she says, “Y’all just sorry y’all ain’t got nobody waiting for y’all nowhere,” (chapter 3 pg. 19) if I talked to another like that I think my parents would probably have a fit. Also another thing that I liked about Miss Jane was how observant she was, when her and Ned were going to Ohio, and they asked to see where they were,and the old man told them, she didn’t ask to make sure he was right,…show more content…
Maybe an old man who cries at night. O r maybe an old man who might kill himself tomorrow. Maybe an old man who must go on living, just to give to more children some meatless greens and cornbread. Maybe an old man who must warm another man at his fire, be he black or white. I can be anything, now,, can’t I ?” (Chapter 9 pg. 63) I think what he was saying was that he could have been anything that they wanted something good or something bad, but he would still help them. Miss jane faced a lot of death, he friends died, the one person who called her mama (Ned) was killed although she knew that he knew he was going to die Ned still did the thing that he loved best, teaching with his wife, and she wouldn’t leave either because she thought her place was by her husband, her husband, though she did try to tell him not to, and yet he did, had died by a stallion that he said was his job to break them, but it got loose and dragged him, and the rope was all tangled around him when they found him. Yet, Miss Jane was strong and got through…show more content…
172) That was something special, how they’re freedom has come that far. I think this in a way sums it all up in a way. The strength that she had, to go off the plantation in the end. I think what the song is about how when there’s an obstacle that sooner or later that it will get over with. Done got over. She also faced people getting whipped, and being asked to get whipped not in front of people but in the kitchen where they could could be heard from everywhere, the cracks and the cries of the person getting whipped, it must have took strength to not go up and stop them herself. Everything that she faced, in her younger years, about going to Ohio and not and deciding about that, or about little Ned at the time. And when he left, and she had to deal with that. All these things, I think that she was
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