A review of the narrative of the life of frederick douglass a memoir and treatise on abolition

He succeeds in reaching New Bedfordbut does not give details of how he does so in order to protect those who helped him and to allow the possibility for other slaves escape by similar means.

He was highly admired by some, while others felt suspect and conflicted. Woefully beaten, Douglass goes to Master Hugh, who is kind regarding this situation and refuses to let Douglass return to the shipyard.

Chapters 1—4[ edit ] Douglass begins by explaining that he does not know the date of his birth he later chose February 14,and that his mother died when he was 7 years old.

Because of this, he is brutally beaten once more by Covey.

Men and women, old and young, married and single, were ranked with horses, sheep, and swine. He becomes an apprentice in a shipyard under Mr. Prior to the publication of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, the public could not fathom how it was possible for a former slave to appear to be so educated.

Chapters 5—7[ edit ] Frontispiece of Douglass from the first edition At this point in the Narrative, Douglass is moved to BaltimoreMaryland.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

And make no mistake, this man was a HERO in every sense of the word. Douglass eventually complains to Thomas Auld, who subsequently sends him back to Covey.

The narrator was okay, she had a hard time with a few words and you could often hear noise in the background.

Gardener where he is disliked by several white apprentices due to his slave status and race; at one point he gets into a fight with them and they nearly gouge out his left eye. He thinks his father is a white man, possibly his owner. As seen in "Letter from a Slave Holder" by A.

Thompson, found in the Norton Critical Edition of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, he claimed that the slave he knew was "an unlearned, and rather an ordinary negro".

Douglass for that extraordinary gift of insight. If there is one African American who can make the strongest claim to be the godfather of the literature derived from the black American experience, it must be Frederick Douglass Rarely have a come across a person whose moral fiber I admire more John Adams being the other historical figure that jumps to mind.

He feels lucky when he is sent back to Baltimore to live with the family of Master Hugh.Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass.

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The text, first published indescribes the events of his life and encompasses eleven chapters that recount Douglass' life as a slave and his ambition to become a free man/5(). Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

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