Frederick Douglass First Sentence Analysis

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The story of Frederick Douglass was riddled with several events that changed his life. Those events participated in representing his identity. Douglass started his autobiography in an exemplary autobiographical style using a simple topical expression. “I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot County, Maryland.” (Douglass, p.12). In this first sentence, Frederick Douglass identified himself and located the place where he was born (Lee, p.11). Professor and critic Robert S. Levine said that the the opening chapter of the narrative did not contain anything about the heroic escalate of Douglass from bondage to freedom. Also, there is nothing about the representative leadership but instead there are

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