Emily is Eliza’s young, beautiful daughter and Randall’s sister. She is likely the daughter of Eliza’s last owner. The cruel slave dealer, Theophilus Freeman, refuses to sell Emily, even when Ford offers to buy both Eliza and Emily for the sake of keeping them together. Eliza never sees her daughter again.
Emily Berry Character Timeline in 12 Years a Slave
The timeline below shows where the character Emily Berry appears in 12 Years a Slave. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Randall whom Solomon had met previously, as well as a young, beautiful, light-complexioned girl named Emily. Eliza explains that she was the slave of a rich man in Washington D.C. named... (full context)