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Slave Expectations

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Excerpt from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, 1845
A novel focused on the life of a slave.

The passage establishes all of the following expectations EXCEPT:

A

Slave children are expected to follow the same path as their mother (by being a slave).

B

Slave masters had sexual relations with their slaves for both profit and pleasure.

C

Slave parents would seek permission to visit t their children on different plantations at night.

D

Slave mothers and children were separated early to avoid a lengthy and emotional relationship.