Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass Essay

1107 Words Dec 8th, 2014 5 Pages
I read a very interesting autobiography called Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, written by Frederick Douglass himself. The book is about Frederick Douglass and his journey to the escape out of slavery. “To Those Who Have Suffered In Slavery, I Can Say I, Too, Have Suffered. To Those Who Have Battled For Liberty, Brotherhood, And Citizenship, I Can Say I, Too Have Battled."(Douglas). This was said by Douglass himself. In this quote he sums up his journey as an African American slave. How he’s suffered, fought back, and he attempted escaping but always ended in a beating. It was a never ending battle for African American’s. Douglass shows how they all unite with each other and works together. We can escape our self’s and put an end to slavery. Frederick has a lot of stories on his journey to freedom. He went through a lot but kept fighting and planning his escape carefully. He learns how important getting an education could be in helping him become a free man, and this is how. Douglass was born into slavery in Maryland as Frederick Bailey Circa. Douglass got his first eye opening experience of slavery when Aunt Hester got whipped by their master. Frederick Douglass quoted, “I remember the first time I ever witnessed this horrible exhibition. I was quite a child, but I well remember it. I never shall forget it whilst I remember anything. It was the first of a long series of such outrages, of which I was doomed to be a witness and a participant.…

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