Study Guide

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Characters

By Harriet Jacobs

Linda Brent

Let's just get this out of the way upfront: Linda is unreal. She's smart, determined, courageous,...

Dr. Flint

If Disney needs a model for their next animated villain, Dr. Flint would be a good contender....

Aunt Martha

It's no wonder Linda is cool, with Aunt Martha for a grandmother. She's so beloved in her...

Mrs. Flint

In case we hadn't already figured out that slavery pollutes everything it touches, here comes...

Minor Characters

Uncle Phillip is one of Aunt Martha's sons. She bought his freedom, and he lived in Edenton as a...