Refugee Slaves in Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves

In class this week we discussed the significance of recurring language in the compilation of interviews, Slave Narratives. I found the interviewees in this selection said the word “refugee” a total of three times. The word’s connotations, however, vary from person to person. This variation in meaning perhaps illuminates how[…]

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