Analysis Of Option 3: A Slave's Life

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The option I will be doing for my final essay is Option 3: A Slave's Life. In the book it talks about a girl and her sister who are slave’s and have lost their mother. When their mother died they were supposed to be released and no longer be slaves. But I will be talking about the slave's life and where they lived and the different types of work and owner's different slaves would have. A life of a slave is very tough and very horrible. Some slaves have to work on big farms, some have to work on small farms and some have to work in the city. All of those are tough and the owners are very terrible. There is the highest work for a slave a lowest work for the slave and many other different types of work. There are many different types of living, …show more content…
The second type of living is the city life. With the city life most of the owners don’t own farms. Most of the owners were rich since they were living in the city, the slaves worked mainly in the house and not outside. These types of living were very hard to escape from, the owners are still terrible. A quote that shows this is, “Two three years ago there was another slave girl like you. She talked back madon called her surly and took to beating her”. Even though there in the city it doesn't matter cause they could make you do whatever and they could beat you and they could give permission to have people beat you which is even worse. A final way of living is on the small farm. It was hard to work, owners didn't have as much money so they had to generate money themselves, there weren't as many slaves, and when they worked they aren't treated like they are an actual person. It says on page 41, “You are a slave not a person.” This shows they are treated like dirt and animals and I think that animals were treated better than the slaves. I think the highest quality of living is not as much work done outside and it depended on the the owner to give how much work. I think that, that type of living is …show more content…
I might want to read more from this author. I think that slavery is a bad thing and shouldn't happen again. But if I were a slave i’d want to live in the city life because that's the highest quality of living unlike the small farm which is the lowest quality of living for slaves. So that is what I think of a slave's

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