Slave Narrative

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Reading “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” I gathered that it is a slave narrative and has some of the same characteristics as “From Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” such as in both of the stories neither of the slaves really knew a lot about their self, and both were separated from family. The narrative is about a boy named Douglass that is a slave. However, Douglass is not a typical slave as he used his resources to teach himself how to read and write about freedom and slaves. Douglass like any other slave was passed down from master to master and was whipped and tormented daily. As time went by the torment Douglass experienced by his master Covey resulted in Douglass not interested in reading any more but trying to managed
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