Should I go see Charlie and go home? But the mistress will be mad!
I think you should go home!
Man vs. Society
Here, have some money to help you get to Canada.
This scene shows man vs. nature because Lyddie is facing a wild bear. She calmly directs her family up to the loft to keep them safe. In the book, it says "And there in the doorway was a massive black head, the nose up and smelling." (pg. 1)
This scene shows man vs. self because Lyddie is unsure whether she should go home or stay at the tavern. She knows that if she leaves, the mistress may be mad if she finds out. Then again, she really would like to check in on Charlie. "'Go on. Tomorrow, if you like.' Lyddie couldn't believe her ears. 'But...'" (pg. 36)
This scene shows man vs. society because Ezekial is a fugitive slave. It is the law to turn in runaway slaves. However, Lyddie decides to help him by giving him money. "And then without even thinking, she thrust her hand into her packet and held out to him the calf money bag" (pg. 43)