Below are some questions to consider while reading Hannah Crafts’ The Bondwoman’s Narrative. Do share your thoughts in the comments below!
What do you think the purpose of the book is?
How does the author present slavery as an institution?
How does she characterise enslaved people?
Which aspects of the story did you find particularly moving or memorable?
What do you think of the choices Hannah makes in the tale?
What do you think of Hannah Crafts’ ability as a storyteller?
What was your favourite part of the book?
What do you think will be your lasting impression of The Bondwoman’s Narrative?
If you could ask the author one question, what would it be?