Philadelphia

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Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
AKA: 
Philadelphy
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Enslaved Black
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
Family: 
Strother
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Biography: 

Philadelphia is a house servant - i.e. one of the slaves who work inside the Sartoris mansion, rather than in the cotton fields. The way she is told to take care of Melisandre suggests she is a maid. She is married to Lucius, who acts impatient to be free, which is why Granny sarcastically refers to her as "the wives of all the free men" (669).

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Individual
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