Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglas

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Frederick Douglass was an African- American abolitionist, a writer and a social reformer. However, as famous as he became, he was born into slavery in 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland; it was there he learned to read and write. When he published a book in 1845 titled “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,” he sent a message to readers speaking how reading set him free, however, it also made him realize he may not ever escape the grips of slavery.
In the first section, Frederick Douglas recounts the origin of his reading education, which is very limited. In the beginning, Frederick Douglass’ mistress was a kindhearted soul. She is the one who sparked Douglass’ love for reading. She taught him the alphabet and tried teaching him a bit
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