Download Doc à Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass ✓ 158 pages

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Download Doc à Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass ✓ 158 pages ð Born a slave in 1818 on a plantation in Maryland Douglass taught himself to read and write In 1845 seven years after escaping to the North he published Narrative the first of three autobiographies This book calmly but dramaBorn a slave in 1818 on a plantation in Maryland Douglass taught himself to read and write In 1845 seven years after escaping to the North he published Narrative the first of three autobiographies This book calmly but dramatically recounts the horrors and the accomplishments Time for a reread What I like about Douglass than anything else at all is his clear thinking on subject peoples He saw that the discrimination against blacks and women was from an identical stance That white men were imposing a structure of euality and entitlement that placed them at the top and everyone else far beneath them Indeed America's much lauded euality didn't apply to Blacks as they property not people It hasn't changed much in very many countries if not all but you can change the descriptive'white' to whichever group of men have ensured they are sitting at the top of the economic and social freedom tree But it is always menIn the UK where Douglass was on a speaking tour with William Wilberforce he emphasised that the emancipation of slavery had also to include that of women whose condition was also as owned property with few rights There is a uote I very much like“I asked them why when they persecute men for religion or colour it was seen by the world as oppression and when they persecute women it was dismissed as tradition” The Goodreads author Emer MartinThe real reason I am going to reread this book is this wonderful reviewI love the review on here that says This book was kind of hard to get into because of the high level words used in this book In the 21st century a grown adultproduct of the USA's educational system finds the vocabulary of a self taught 19th century slave beyond their comprehension seriously? God Bless America

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Of his early years the daily casual brutality of the white masters; his painful efforts to educate himself; his decision to find freedom or die; and his harrowing but successful escapeAn astonishing orator and a skillful writer Douglass became a newspaper editor a political a Powerful elouent and utterly moving especially considering it was written by a man who taught himself how to read and write while a slave The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass regrettably does not go into detail regarding the particulars of Douglass' escape to freedom Having written his memoirs while slavery was still ongoing he was afraid to reveal his methods for fear of endangering the lives of those who assisted him as well as potentially shutting down an avenue of escape for other slaves after him The reader must respect that and be satisfied with his well articulated descriptions of life in the south while serving under white masters

Doc ✓ Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass ´ Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick DouglassCtivist and an elouent spokesperson for the civil rights of African Americans He lived through the Civil War the end of slavery and the beginning of segregation He was celebrated internationally as the leading black intellectual of his day and his story still resonates in our Excellent It’s an end in itself of course but I’m also reading as a kind of preface to Caryl Phillips’s Crossing the River Jesmyn Ward’s Sing Unburied Sing and as an afterword to David M Oshinsky’s Worse Than Slavery Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice The writing is marvelous On to My Bondage and My Freedom