1. Who do you think Jacobs envisions as the audience for her autobiography? How can you tell?
2. What does Jacobs add to the understanding of the experience of slavery we gleaned from Frederick Douglass?
3. How does Jacobs attempt to control her own destiny?
4. How does Jacobs description of her hiding spot add to our understanding of her story?
- Text to Text, Tadeusz Borowski, “This Way to the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen”
- Salih, “The Doum Tree of Wad Hamid”
- Salih, "The Doum Tree of Wad Hamid"
- Borowski, "This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen"
- Kafka, "The Metamorphosis"
- Lu Xun, "In the Wineshop"
- Text To Self with T.S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
- T.S. Eliot, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
- Tagore, "Punishment"