Flexibility, for a slave, was a award only a few could achieve. For the price of wanting and attempting to achieve independence, if failed, ended in loss of life. Slavery was never superb but it was especially hard on young ladies. Freedom or death was the only method most slaves saw themselves getting out of the horrible conditions they had simply no control over. Harriet Jacobs, a slave girl, took this upon very little to remove himself and her kids out of this lifestyle in extraordinary..