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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
by Harriet Jacobs
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Character Role Analysis

Linda Brent

This is Linda’s story. Incidents takes her from captivity to freedom, showing her resilience in the face of adversity and determination to achieve freedom. We have absolutely zero problem figuring out that she's the protagonist and rooting for her, since a fugitive slave is basically the definition of protagonist.

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