The term Negro is derived from the word Negroid, which is an anthropological classification. She is very brave and bright, she is tall for her age too. The stations were out of the way places like barns. It is an extraordinary tale about the struggle of four slaves, Julilly a strong smart girl, Liza a gloomy mistreated hunchback, Lester a strong man who has determination in his eyes and Adam a gentle and kind man. Ross of Canada and Levi Coffin of Ohio. He gave them some food, and a compass.
When a Slave trader from the deep South comes tochoose his field hands, he rips Julilly from the arms of her lovingmother and sends her into his cart. It is important to note that many first people were also kidnapped and made slaves during the exploration and settlement of Canada. The slave trader had returned before the black man fetched water. A bit less rape-ie than Underground, but just a terrifying. Explain what you like about them and some of the feelings your character may possess. The setting in the story is in the 1800's at Jeb Hensons poor Slave Plantation in North Virginia, where they eat, and pick cotton and doing chores all day long. By: Barbara Smucker Characters Julilly is a twelve year old black girl who works in the cotton field.
Over the next number of years the Canadian attitude toward slavery became increasingly negative and many slaves were freed by their masters, or purchased by abolitionists with the express intent of freeing them. They have to dress in boys clothes. The girls were thrilled to hear that Lester and Adam were ok. The words of the song beat in her head. Mammy Sally is very passionate, strong and determined.
And the ones he is here to help get free are Lester, Julilly, Liza and Adam. Underground to Canada is a horrendously white-washed narrative of slavery about kind whites who help runaway slaves get to benevolent Canada, while presenting slavery to be some kind of marginally cruel bootcamp. She is naturally loving and sympathetic, but she also has a sense of pride and nobility. Julilly heard barking and screaming outside the barn near the stream. As Julily is sold from the plantation, she keeps thinking about a place called Canada that her mother told her about.
This book is about a slave named Julily that lived at a place called the Massa Henson plantation but was bought and took to the Riley plantation away from her mother Mamy Sally. The girls soon enough meet up with Jeb and his wife in their cabin. The best thing about this book was how you see through the eyes of a slave. Then a man from Canada comes to the plantion saying that hes looking at birds and ask massa riley the owner of the plantion if he could take some slaves to help him look for theses birds and massa riley said he could and the man picked lester and adam to help him look for these brids. Smucker's heart was in the right place, but her book amounts largely to apologist nationalist propaganda, and should be swiftly taken out of the curriculum.
When she arrives at the Riley plantation in Mississippi after thelong trip, Julilly meets Liza, and they become instantlyinseperable. Slaves would travel at night, about 15—30 km to each station. She also told Julilly that she had tryed to run away alot but sims always caught her and whipped her. At Jeb's house, Julily and Liza find out that Lester and Adam were here, and are probably in Canada. Evaluation: 0 1 2 3 4 5 Plot Analysis: 20 marks 1. The best word choice in Canada is Black Canadian. Ross as well as Lester and Adam in it and this is a significant event because it was regarding the plan for escaping to Canada and this is when Julily and Liza find out from Lester that Alexander Ross isn't here to check for birds but to help slaves escape to Canada successfully.
Days later a mysterious white man from Canada appears who changes the fate of Julilly and her friend Liza as he helps them escape to Canada, where freedom would happily greet the two of them. Julilly showed she was caring and compassionate. Julilly got sent off in one direction and she got sent in the other direction. When they heard hunters coming Julilly and Liza jumped in the crop field while the hunters asked the free black farmer questions. The most heart-stopping part in the story is, If the slave catcher finds Liza and Julilly they are slaves.
It was time to go to work. The term Negro therefore is not universally unacceptable. He does, soon after Julilly goes into her new cabin very plain and dusty and very different from her old one back on the other plantation. The littl … e driver then told them that they will be staying in the barn just a head of them for one day and one night only and then they must continue there journey. Julilly is a quite beautifully drawn character, and I found myself completely engaged with her story, much as I already knew the plot line both from previous readings and from the inevitability of the stereotyped story arc.
At first, he was nervous to escape. Despite this she was happy. She was as still and as black as the night. She wouldn't let Julilly get down on herself. She told her to stay strong and never give up. When Lester picked Liza and Julilly to go with him and Adam to Canada Julilly was very grateful and determined to get to freedom.
Evaluation: 0 1 2 3 5. Finally, Julilly uses her great strength to realize goals that Liza may not have been able to endure, especially when they face the risk of being caught. She had said that if Jullily got there she would be free, as slavery was not allowed there. So the slaves stopped in Canada because they didn't have to run anymore. Anyways i know this isn't much of a review but I just had to explain why I rated it quite low. Julilly gets sold to the Riley Plantation saying bye to Mammy Sally.