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Slave narratives became some of the most potent of abolitionist writings because they told of the cruelties of slavery from the perspectives of those who suffered through it.

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Slave narratives became some of the most potent of abolitionist writings because they told of the cruelties of slavery from the perspectives of those who suffered through it. Here are excerpts from two of the most famous narratives from slaves living in the antebellum period. If we accept that their experiences were fairly common for victims of the South's "peculiar institution," what then were slaves' relationships with their masters like? What degree of control did their masters exercise over their lives?

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