"Slave Diary Entries" Essays and Research Papers

  • Slave Diary Entries

    Alessia Garino Diary Entry 1: My name is Winston Smith and I think it is the year 1984, but I’m not really sure, for this matter no one is really sure of that. I’m a member of the outer party of INGSOC, live in Oceania and I work for the Ministry of Truth. What I’m writing today is a story that should never be told, as it should have never happened. Our house should be a place where we feel safe, our shelter and not our prison. Neighbors and colleagues should be our friends, people we can trust...

    Idea, Ingsoc, Mind 1299  Words | 3  Pages

  • Slave Diary

    nothing close to my actual name, Sarah. I don’t mind it at all because I have really taken a liking to her. Daisy was forbidden to come visit me after her father found out we have become friends. He did not want his daughter associating with a slave girl, as I am one. And of course, Daisy ignored her father’s warnings, and I was glad for her to do so. I asked her “Am I really going to be sold”, and she replied “Hush, hush Flora, don’t worry everything is going to be fine, I’ll talk to my father...

    Creative writing, Jameson Islands, Mind 1682  Words | 4  Pages

  • Diary entries

    they depend on slaves for their economy, and the North doesn’t feel slavery is right but at the same time they don’t want job competition so all they can do is sympathize. While l Abraham Lincoln is president he abolishes slavery and proposes limited suffrage for African Americans in the South and this causes some people to be shocked. He was assassinated days later by John Wilkes Booth. Then Andrew Johnson becomes president. During the times of The Reconstruction Era, Freed slaves will face many...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Andrew Johnson 1366  Words | 3  Pages

  • diary entries

    March 3, 2012 Dear Diary, I’m so upset!! I don’t even know where to begin! To start off, I think I completely failed my geometry quiz, which I know I should’ve studied more for...my dad’s not gonna be happy about that. :( Then, we had a pop quiz in history on the reading homework from last night, and I completely forgot most of what I read, which made me even more upset because I actually did the reading! But what really made me mad was the note that Sarah slipped into my locker during...

    2000 singles, Anxiety, Debut albums 875  Words | 3  Pages

  • Slave diary

    of the 250, roughly 60 or so died. Some died of starvation, sickness, being crushed or of misery. By the time we got out many were dead and the majority of us alive were mentally distressed. I tried not to keep count of how long we were in the slave holes for but there was rumour we had been there for a little over three months. It was one day that the doors were opened and the scorching light hit us. We were pushed towards the beach and were told to wash off. The water was freezing cold but so...

    Black people, White people 1796  Words | 4  Pages

  • Crucible Diary Entries

    Crucible Writing Assignment (#2) Dear Diary, Alright I’m starting this diary so I can at least tell someone about how exciting my life is! I currently work as a housekeeper in house of the Proctor family, and it’s really fun. No, it’s not the work that’s fun, but it is the fact that I am kind of involved with John (Mr. Proctor). I know it sounds bad since he is married, but God put us together under the same roof for one reason; to unite our hearts. His wife is sickly and pregnant,...

    Devil, Elizabeth Proctor, English-language films 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diary of a Slave on a Plantation

    Diary of a Slave on a Plantation May 19,1857 Today, I arrived at the plantation with my younger brother. I cannot believe that I had survived the entire journey from Africa to America below deck. Even though, I had tried to kill myself, twice, by not eating. Alas, they prevented me by placing some sort of screw device in my mouth in order to open it and force me to eat. After the second attempt, I realized there will be no one to take care of my young brother, so I tried my best to keep myself...

    2006 albums, Coming out, Debut albums 1063  Words | 3  Pages

  • Journal Entries for Being a Slave

    Life As A Slave Journal Entry One Dear Journal, This is my first time writing in any kind of journal so I’m kind of new to this. My name is John Bow and I am a slave in a Georgia plantation. So, to start this journal entry out I will start to talk about my day. Today has been such a long day; my master has had me doing so many things today. I’m so tired and I just want to be home with my wife and eat. We don’t get much food and it isn’t that great, but it’s food. My day today consisted...

    Debut albums, Debut singles 1199  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Great Gatsby Diary Entry

    Meghan Lichauco Mrs. Gardner April 20, 2015 The Great Gatsby: Diary Entries Dear Diary, One lovely October day in 1917, I was taking a ride with the most wonderful man, by the name of Jay Gatsby. He had a way of making me feel so absolutely important when he looked at me. And when I talked I knew he was listening to every word that came out of my mouth. Usually when I talk everyone just takes me for a fool and barely pays any attention at all to what I’m saying. But not him. When he smiled at me...

    Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby 861  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diary Entries From Hamlet

    Dear Diary- 2/3/13 Today absolutely was the worst day of my life. I feel sad from the bottom of my heart because my father was found dead. I did not believe it when I had first heard the news, and still have trouble believing it. The tears keep coming in waves with sadness and I can't help to stop them. I feel this foreign feeling starting to well in the pit of my stomach from all this grieving. My father was a great King and good human being who served his country well, I hope to be just as good...

    2005 singles, Characters in Hamlet, Debut albums 937  Words | 3  Pages

  • Written Task 2 Diary Entry

    Written Task 2 Anushka Rajbhandari Ms. Rubeena Shrestha English A: Language and Literature Date: 6th May 2013 Rationale Title: My Diary Are of Communication and Type of Text: Diary Entry The recent improvement in mass media and technology has brought a drastic change in the society. People’s perception of life is being influenced constantly and with it the representation of teenagers in movies has changed. Earlier movies portrayed teenage girls as distractions and sexual objects. However...

    1982, 2005 singles, 2008 singles 1312  Words | 4  Pages

  • Juliet's Diary Entry

    Dear Diary, You would never guess what? Oh, I am so happy, confused and sad. What to do, I know not. I never knew one moment would change my life so quickly, and drastically! I have to tell you the most exciting news first...I'm getting married! Oh, can you die of happiness? My mother has just put upon me the proposal to ‘The County Paris’. When I was told the news my life flashed before my eyes, I saw myself in a loveless marriage, sitting at home in old clothes, slaving over a hot stove all day...

    Characters in Romeo and Juliet, Engagement, Family 1296  Words | 3  Pages

  • Macbeth Diary Entries

    them to stay but in a blink of an eye, they suddenly disappeared into thin air.Macbeth was furious."Stay you imperfect speakers, tell me more"Macbeth Was truely interested in these creatures prophesy, but i just got a bad feeling about this. Dear Diary, The news my cousin brought filled me with an unimaginable grief. My family, brought to the graves by such feeble means, so defenceless and alone while I was off in England arguing with Malcolm about my loyalty, which how dare he question it! Only...

    Banquo, Cawdor Castle, Lady Macbeth 1079  Words | 3  Pages

  • Romeo and Juliet Diary Entries

    Dear diary, as it is the first time I am writing to you, I would like to tell a little concerning myself. My name is Romeo, and I come from the Montague family, with my dad Mr. Montague and my mum Lady Montague. I am sixteen. Not that I have a high regard for myself, but I have to say that I am quite attractive, bright and sensitive. I live in the middle of a fierce fight between my family and the Capulet’s. This battle has started ages before I was born, and will keep on going for generations and...

    Characters in Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet 1210  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nora's Diary Entry

    World Literature Essay 2 The following piece is based on the play written by Henrik Ibsen namely, A Doll’s House. This a creative piece of writing in a form of a diary entry written by the protagonist of the story, Nora. She is displeased by the life she lives and as an act of despair she runs away to live her life in ‘freedom’ (as she puts it). By making Nora express her feelings in the beginning, those emotions will be critically analyzed and the reasons will brought into notice. This piece of...

    2006 singles, Coming out, Kelis Was Here 1337  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ib Cas Diary Entry

    My CAS Diary – Mountain bike riding with Mr. Wright This rather splendid activity I involved myself in took place in the rural district of Yarramundi. I accompanied ‘the boys’, Ben Irwin, David Wilkinson, Jordan Willis, Jarrod Quigley, Bailey McDougle and John Wright. This group had been forged through a Tabitha elective in which I was not involved with. Despite my absence during the genesis of this group, they warmly welcomed me into their ranks, as one of their own! They went as far to facilitate...

    Bicycle, Every Day Life, Feeling 770  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diary Entries from World War 2 Jews in a Concentration Camp

    Diary entry 1- standing in a crowd full of angry jews Dear diary, I am shivering in an endless crowd, all I can see is a mass of giants. I am trapped with no food, no water, just my clothes and my unimaginable anger towards Hitler. We are all desperate to find out what’s going to happen to us next. I have the worst headache in the world, people are shouting and swearing at Hitler’s men. We don’t care about insulting other people who aren’t Jews because we have done nothing wrong. We know how little...

    Barbed wire, Death, Internment 939  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diary Entries from Anne Frank

    really close at all. We just talk about normal day things, and I never really tell them my feelings or secrets. Therefore, I’m rather glad I have you, as you can be someone I can talk to when I’m feeling down, or when something has happened. I want my diary to be my friend, and I am going to call this friend kitty. Wednesday, 24th June 1942 Dearest Kitty, Oh what a day! A very very hot day it is, I’ve never really been grateful for the tram, but now I’ve realised just how pleasant it is instead of...

    Amsterdam, Anne Frank, Anne Frank House 799  Words | 3  Pages

  • Slave

    painting depicts George Washington and workers on his plantation. (Wikimedia Commons) Buying and Selling Slaves Before the Civil War, nearly 4 million black slaves toiled in the American South. Modem scholars have assembled a great deal of evidence showing that few slaves accepted their lack of freedom or enjoyed life on the plantation. As one ex-slave put it, “No day dawns for the slave, nor is it looked for. It is all night — night forever.” For many, the long night of slavery only ended in...

    American Civil War, Arab slave trade, Atlantic slave trade 945  Words | 3  Pages

  • 5page Diary Entry For Rebound By Bob Krech

     Raymod's Diary Entry: Dear Diary, Today was tryouts for the Franklin High School boys’ basketball team. I am a sophomore this year, I am proud that I made it this far. This year will be my first year trying out for a basketball team. I am nervous, what if I am not good enough for a team? There was only 2 other white kids there at the tryouts. During the drills I think I did pretty well, but when we started doing ball handling drills…. I think that’s where I messed up. Some boy that was smaller...

    Baseball, Basketball, Debut albums 989  Words | 3  Pages

  • slaves

    British ministry had one concern, in South Carolina black slaves made up most of the population. The African colony moved one person to South Carolina in 1737 he said that Carolina looks more like a negro country than like a county settled by white people. Christopher Gadsden was scared that Carolina would be very weak because of having such a huge number of slaves among them. This is the main argument of the Revolution. Roughly 80,000 slaves lived in the colony of mostly rice and indigo plantations...

    American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, Black people 852  Words | 2  Pages

  • Write Napoleon’s Diary Entry for the Day That the Windmill Is Destroyed. (Animal Farm)

    Task 2: Write Napoleon’s diary entry for the day that the windmill is destroyed. Murielle Pallien - 1 - Murielle Pallien October 2012 Rationale: I have chosen to write the diary entry for the pig Napoleon, because I find him to be an extremely interesting character. He is the one who comes up with ideas to keep the other animals working without complaining. He also has a fairly high standard of knowledge and can communicate on an intellectual...

    Alan Price, Animal Farm, Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 1227  Words | 4  Pages

  • Daisy Diary

    Daisy´s Diary- Daisy meets Gatsby. (Chapter 4) Friday 7th October, 1917 Dear Diary, This fine evening the telephone in the house rang again, this time it was that lovely officer from Camp Taylor. I believe that he is the one I met the other day while having a ride with my roadster. To busy today, we arranged an encounter for tomorrow. The lovely Jordan Baker was also taking fresh air, it is not good to stay home all day, busy looking after personal issues. I am like an idol...

    2009 albums, Arnold Rothstein, Can't Help Falling in Love 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • Drug Diaries

    These diary entires are Katy Brenner's documentation of her experience in the drug scene during the 60's in the early stages of the Hippie movement. Diary entry #1 Febuary 3rd 1961 Dear Diary, due to the huge new "Hippie" movement going on here in portland and apprently around the U.S, drugs seem to have become very popular latley. This sparks my interest as everyday while at school my friends seem to talk about diffrent things they have tried and experienced and it's starting to make me a little...

    Color, Diary, Emotion 1347  Words | 3  Pages

  • Feeling and Diary Entry

    Q. Write a diary entry describing your feelings and emotions on the day your class 10th result was announced? Answer: Friday,15 May 20xx 9 P.M. Dear Diary, Today, as I sat before the computer screen, my fingers were shaking and I was in utter bewilderment at the idea of getting the biggest news of my life. Though I was sure to get good results, I could not help sobbing after I noticed my wonderful result. It feels great to be able to make your parents proud! PQR Q. Imagine you are on...

    English-language films, Feeling 279  Words | 2  Pages

  • Unit 208 Using a Diary System

    208 Using a diary system L1 Understand a Diary System 1. Explain the purpose of using a diary system The purpose of using a diary system is mainly to be organised. If you did not have diary systems meetings would be near to impossible to plan and you wouldn’t know where staff were if they were out of the building. A business wouldn’t run properly if this was the case, having an up to date diary will keep you and other members of staff accessible to all relevant people. Diary systems help...

    Autobiography, Diaries, Diary 2013  Words | 7  Pages

  • learning diary

    Learning Diary Adapted from Peter Honey’s Learning Log A way to enhance learning from experience Introduction We all learn from experience. Without it we would be condemned to repeating our mistakes over and over again and be incapable of adapting to change. Most of us take our learning from experience for granted, however. This Learning Diary has been created to help you become more conscious of your experiential learning during one working week so that you can manage it more effectively...

    Better, Diary, Intelligence 706  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diary Entries of Napoleon Bonaparte

    Diary Entries of Napoleon Bonaparte November 25, 1799 Dear Diary, I, Napoleon Bonaparte, have finally succeeded! I have become the new strong leader of France. Thanks to the Revolution, I advanced from the position of lieutenant in the artillery to a full-fledged general, which changed my life entirely and gave me a world full of power. I am known to be our nation's savior and am treated as a hero to everyone. Yes, I know people do not like dictatorship and a complete ruler over the whole, but...

    Dictatorship, France, Government 526  Words | 2  Pages

  • Use a diary system

    Use a Diary System Understand a Diary System 1. Explain the purpose of using a diary system. There are many purposes to using a diary system, one main purpose is to efficiently and effectively manage and utilise every minute of the working day by being able to see what meetings are coming up, what preparation time is available and to look back and see how much time was spent during the day on what topics/meetings. 2. Describe different types of diary systems. There are several different...

    Diary, Meeting, Meetings 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • Slave Ship

    The Slave Ship by Marcus Rediker is a great fiction novel that describes the horrifying experiences of Africans, seamen, and captains on their journey through the Middle Passage. The Middle Passage marked the water way in the Atlantic Ocean between Africa and the Americas. The use of slaves provided a great economy for the European countries due to the fact that these African slaves provided free labor while cultivating sugar cane in the Caribbean and America. Rediker describes the slave migration...

    African slave trade, Arab slave trade, Atlantic slave trade 1386  Words | 4  Pages

  • TKAM Trial: Diary Entry

    Austin Zhuang Mr. Monroe Lit/Writ 1 12 Feb 2014 To Kill A Mockingbird: Post-Trial Diary Entry 21 November 1935 Dear Diary, It has come to an end of the trial, and all I am feeling right now is this situation, which feels extremely tense. Tom Robinson, the suspect in whom my dad, Atticus, is defending has still been considered guilty, even after my dad’s long speech of “equality among race” to the courthouse. I have apathy for the cruelty and harshness in the society of Maycomb...

    Black people, Harper Lee, Human skin color 286  Words | 2  Pages

  • Diary of an Escaped Sex Slave

    Diary of an Escaped Sex Slave was a very moving read. In this article, Abigail Pesta interviews a girl who was sold into slavery at the age of 7 by her own mother, and was forced to have sex with over a hundred men by the age of 10. That girls name is Sreypov Chan, and this is a common story in Cambodia. This article brings to light all the horrible and grim realities that happen every day. Millions of girls are sold into slavery every year where they will be raped, tortured, and made to think that...

    Abuse, Human trafficking, Prostitution 632  Words | 2  Pages

  • Life of a Slave

    with little nutrition, while being whipped and beaten all throughout the day, this was the everyday life of a slave. Slaves lived in usually harsh environments and were treated poorly by their masters and the plantation owners, causing a slave’s life span to be shorter than of the white people. Frederick Douglass was born around 1818 and this book is his narrative of his life as a slave and a portion of his life after he was declared a free man. Primary sources provide a great insight to the happenings...

    Historiography, Primary source, Secondary source 1388  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gaza Diary

    A Gaza Diary A somewhat controversial publication by Chris Hedges, titled A Gaza Diary, illustrates to the reader his vivid experiences during his weeklong stay in what is know as the Gaza Strip. Hedges's travels, with illustrator Joe Sacco, start in Jerusalem and proceeds down south through the Gaza strip to a Palestine camp refuge called Khan Younis, where they stay for the majority of the trip. They venture over to Mawasi, also a Palestine village, located on the coast. In both these locations...

    Egypt, Gaza, Gaza Strip 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unit 695 Use a Diary System

    695 Use a Diary System Explain the purpose of using a diary system The purpose of using diary system is: • to be organized • remember about meetings and important task to do • keeping within the time frame • cooperation with colleague • control deadline and setting new Describe different types of diary systems (for example paper, electronic etc) My diary system: Electronic – outlook diary system where all meeting, task can be set up, amend and send by mail to everybody, easy to...

    Diary, Electronics, The Diary of a Young Girl 856  Words | 3  Pages

  • Irene Diary Entry

    Irene’s Diary Entry Dear Diary 12/05/2068 These past couple of weeks at Gattaca have been pretty intense with the Murder of the director and the FBI searching the place and testing all employees for some kind of result. They found an eyelash in the south wing which gave them a suspect by the name of Vincent Freeman, whom is an in-valid, they say he used...

    Biotechnology, Born to Run, Debut albums 564  Words | 1  Pages

  • The Diary of a Gladiator

    _THE DIARY OF A GLADIATOR_ 12/05/58 Dear Diary, Today was possibly the worst day in my entire life. I shall start from the beginning. When I woke up I felt an uncontrollable need for freedom. I had the bad feeling in the bottom of my stomach and I couldn't get rid of it. I felt terrified, captured. I sneaked out of the house and ran. I ran from myself, from the thoughts in my head. I needed to clear my mind. It felt like a huge and terribly real nightmare. An endless nightmare. I ran and prayed...

    Death, Gladiator, KILL 2137  Words | 7  Pages

  • Analysis of "A Madman's Diary"

    Lit13 – E02 Analysis of “A Madman’s Diary” Story – “A Madman’s Diary” by Lu Xun Plot The story started with a man visiting his good friends who l seriously ill. However, he is only successful on meeting one of them and because the other one who was ill recovered some time ago and has gone to take up an official post according to his brother. The man who visited was shown a diary of the one who was ill and he read it through. Later, he found out that the diarist suffered from a form of persecution...

    Cannibalism, Diary, Eating 1726  Words | 5  Pages

  • Diary Form Narrative in Dracula

    Of The Diary Form Narrative in The Novel Dracula The Irish author, Bram Stoker, was a creative and intellectual writer, and as such, wrote the gothic novel Dracula in the diary form of narrative. This was a good choice of how to write the novel since it was very beneficial to the plot of Dracula. Examples of how the diary form is beneficial to Dracula are seen in his writing and book, as I will now commence in telling you. One of the greatest benefits of the diary narrative...

    Abraham Van Helsing, Bram Stoker, Dracula 970  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diary Entries; A Midsummers Night Dream

    Sophia Elali Mrs. Vandenburg ENG3U 9 July, 2014 Diary Entries You are Lysander. In your personal diary, outline your plan to elope with Hermia. Why is she so wonderful? July 9, 1796 Dear Diary, I spoke to Hermia once again today. I remember when I first laid my eyes on her, everything I had ever known was forgotten. Her eyes sparkled as bright as the stars, and she sang like an angel. If not for her father, we would be honeymooning in the most beautiful parts of Athens...

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, English-language films, Friendship 487  Words | 2  Pages

  • The First Entry of the Yellow Wallpaper

    ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ First Diary Analysis One of the prominent techniques that Charlotte Perkins Gilman uses in this first diary entry would be the repetition of certain phrases and words. At first, we can see the narrator repeats the name of her husband John often in phrases such as ‘Ordinary people like John and me’, ‘John laughs at me’ ‘John is practical in the extreme’ etc. This repetition shows the reader the narrator’s dependency on her husband – it seems as if her husband is all that...

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Diary, Figure of speech 1291  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Basketball Diaries

    Lizzie Janes Drugs and Behavior Within Hollywood’s movies depiction of drug addiction, many have failed to represent all true aspects that come along with such lifestyles. The movie, The Basketball Diaries, is based off a novel Jim Carroll wrote from his own diary entries. As a teenager growing up in the sixties, Carroll reveals his progression of drug abuse which eventually leads him addicted to heroin.Heroin is a white powder derived from morphine found in opium. It is commonly prescribed...

    Addiction, Drug addiction, Heroin 1013  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sugar and Slave Trade Dbq

    Sierra Escobedo Sugar and slave trade Sugar is filled with sweetness, but the sweetness of sugar was covered up by the saltiness of sweat. Sugar has been started all over the world, from the labor from Africa, markets from Europe and its origins in Asia. The sugar and slavery trade included Africa, Asia and Europe. This was called the triangular trade. Demands, land, capitol and labor were things that drove the sugar and slave trade. One thing that drove the sugar trade was the demand for sugar...

    African slave trade, Arab slave trade, Atlantic slave trade 980  Words | 3  Pages

  • MotorCycle Diaries Essay 3

    of the world. This is the case for the book ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ by Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara and Keats’s sonnet “On first looking into Chapman’s Homer”. In this book, we are taken on Che’s journey as he travels Latin America as a young man, before the fame. His diary entries lead the reader into his own eyes, as a typical young man on an adventure, not the revolutionary figure we all associate him with. Through his descriptive entries of the landscape he journeys across, we discover his deeper connection...

    Argentina, Che Guevara, Indigenous peoples of the Americas 1202  Words | 4  Pages

  • Formal Diary Entry

    Dear diary, I was reading one of the latest teenage magazines today. I find them rather interesting and informative because they are full of very compelling articles about role models in sport and culture. in this generation. There was a very amusing article on a singer called Miley Cyrus. She is an interesting character. It is amazing to watch what happens to young celebrities, as they get older. Often, after many years in the spotlight, some celebrities appear to develop a very undesirable...

    Ancient Olympic Games, Australia, Billy Ray Cyrus 530  Words | 2  Pages

  • Analyse the Relationship Between Dorothy’s Diary Entry and William’s Poem, Paying Close Critical Attention to the Ways in Which the Poem Draws on the Diary Entry, and the Ways in Which It Departs from It. Then, in the Second Half of Your Essay...

    emotional attachment even though his work is drawn upon Dorothy’s diary, which in its turn is very detached, including little personal revelation. When read in conjunction with William’s poetry, Dorothy’s journal seems to be a set of notes written especially for him by her. In fact, from the very beginning of the journals Dorothy has made it quite clear that she was writing them for William’s ‘pleasure’ . This ties in with many of the diary entries in which she has described taking care of William in a physical...

    Diary, English personal pronouns, First-person narrative 1846  Words | 5  Pages

  • Unit 208 - Use a diary system

    Unit 208 Outcome 1: Understand a diary system 1.1 A diary system allows for efficient time keeping – it allows other people to see where you are and at what time. This reduces the likelihood of appointments being missed and conflicting schedules e.g. double booking rooms 1.2 Diary systems can be split into manual systems and electronic systems – manual systems e.g. book bound diaries and wall charts are in paper form and are not so easily accessible to all employees whereas electronic systems...

    Autobiography, Diaries, Diary 857  Words | 2  Pages

  • Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation

    Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation by John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger In the book Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation , by John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger, the plight of the African American slave is analyzed in strenuous detail. The authors use real stories of slaves, discovered in newspaper articles, court records, diaries, letters and runaway posters to give the reader a more personal approach as to the real situation African slaves faced. The book discusses discontent...

    Atlantic slave trade, Capital punishment, Compromise of 1850 1007  Words | 3  Pages

  • Diary Entry from a Soldier

    Dear Diary, Through all this tough time I can’t imagine that I am still alive. I didn’t know that the area that I was in, was exposed to this extreme weather condition. In summer it’s was extremely hot, luckily that I am an Australian and already got used to this type of weather. Not only the summer weather condition had affected us however, now in winter the weather conditions had gotten worst. It turned out to be freezing cold, snow fall most of the time. We were unprepared and only have...

    English-language films, Extreme weather, Food 520  Words | 2  Pages

  • Diary of an Interesting Year

    a plan of action. In that connection Helen Simpson wrote the short story “Diary of an Interesting Year” for the American magazine The New Yorker. “Diary of an Interesting Year” is a humorous post-apocalyptic story that begins in February 2040 from where it extends over nearly one year where the reader gains an insight into a world that has sustained the severe consequences of the global warming. Through her diary we follow the narrator who is a thirty-year-old woman living in a small town...

    Diary, Fiction, Global warming 986  Words | 3  Pages

  • 1960s Diary Entry

    October 1, 1962 Dear Diary, A lot has happened over the past few months. You absolutely would not believe what happened today. You remember me telling you about that negro, James Meredith, who was trying to get admitted into the University of Mississippi around the end of May of last year? Well, rather than letting it go and forgetting about it like he should have, he decided to get the NAACP involved. Apparently they appealed his case all the way up to the Supreme Court and they ruled that...

    First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Jackson, Mississippi, James Meredith 493  Words | 2  Pages

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Slavery, in my eyes, is an institution that has always been ridiculed on behalf of the physical demands of the practice, but few know the extreme mental hardships that all slaves faced. In Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs writes autobiographically about her families' and her personal struggles as a maturing "mullatto" child in the South. Throughout this engulfing memoir of Harriet Jacobs life, this brave woman tells of many trying times...

    African slave trade, Atlantic slave trade, Childhood 1594  Words | 4  Pages

  • Shylock Diary Entry

    other hand maybe if I do lay mercy on him and , if all ships does not come back in three months and thus Bassanio won Portia’s hand in marriage , I can get the money that they owe thrice as much. Also, if neither that happens I can make them my slaves for life because I’m see as a fiend or a devil. He hates me because I am Jew and I lend money with interest. What I his problem with us Jew, we are human like them. In an instance if you poison a Jew and a Christian both of them will die. What else...

    Back to Basics, Illinois, Merchant 650  Words | 2  Pages

  • Literary Analysis: Eve's Diary

    Meyers 1 ENGL 1102 MW 8:00 22 September 2014 "Eve's Diary" by Mark Twain "Eve's Diary" is a satirical account of the days in the Garden of Eden. Twain recounts the well-known tale of Genesis through a series of journal entries written by Adam and Eve; these personal accounts make for an entertaining and thought-provoking read. Twain's personifications of gender stereotypes are easily identified but lead the reader into a further exploration of Twain's deeper purpose. Twain's writing style explicates...

    Adam, Adam and Eve, Book of Genesis 939  Words | 3  Pages

  • Jamestown Diary sample entry

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