Frederick Douglass' Autobiography
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This paper examines Frederick Douglass' experiences with his owners and overseers in "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave". The paper cites the brutality, indignities and horrors slaves endured and looks at the difference between plantation slave holders and city slave holders. The paper notes Douglass' awareness of the value of education as a path to freedom.
From the Paper:"In "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave" written by himself, Douglass relates his observations and experiences with his owners and overseers in Maryland, experiences that range from mildly cruel to virulently cruel, but always cruel. Although Douglass escapes his life as a slave, his book contains a perspective on the slave system as well as a vivid documentation of the indignities and horrors of life as a slave. Douglass did not experience the life of a..."
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Frederick Douglass' Autobiography (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 17, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/frederick-douglass-autobiography-120802/
"Frederick Douglass' Autobiography" 01 December 2008. Web. 17 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/frederick-douglass-autobiography-120802/>