Stereotypes In Harriet Wilson's Story Our Nig

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Harriet Wilsons story Our Nig, shows that life in the north was challenging for free blacks by taking Marg and showing that even in the more forgiving north it was stereotypically frowned upon to marry outside of one’s race. “Which rather you have a black heart in a white skin, or a white heart in a black one?” Wilson shows Mags dilemma as she has to choose between surviving on her own or marrying a black man for the sake of survival. Ultimately deciding to marry.
Even though things were so what better in the north for blacks, being an interracial couple was still frowned upon and the cause of ridicule. Wilson used Frado as an example, she was a “beautiful mulatto, with long curly black hair, and handsome, roguish eyes, sparkling with the