The book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl was published in 1861 by Harriet Jacobs who made a mark in literature by providing a feminist chronicles of her live as a slave. The book depicts the various problems and tortures female slaves at the time had to endure and go through in order to survive in the world.
The book is about a girl named Linda who is a slave and is facing many problems in the world. However most of able she is unhappy due to the slave status she has been bestowed by the society. The books is the story of how the girl Linda strives to work hard and work for her freedom depicting straits of bravery, courage and determination. The story also provides a comparison of how the male salves find it much easier to work towards freedom whole Linda has to think of her family and children while striving to achieve children for herself as well as her children. Critiques have ruled the piece f literature as one of the most moving pieces which depicts feminism in the eighteenth century as well as the strive for equality in the then racially disputed country. The story provides a tale of how great sacrifices have to be made in order to achieve what is important and necessary in order to live in the world as a free person.