Fredrick Douglass: My Bondage And My Freedom

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Bernier, Celeste-Marie. “His Complete History? Revisioning, Recreating and Reimagining Multiple Lives in Frederick Douglass’ Life and Time (1881, 1892.)” Slavery & Abolition 33.4 (2012): 595-610. Web. 28 Oct. 2015. This journal explains more about Fredrick Douglass’ books and writings about slavery, abolition, and his life struggles. It takes passages from his books and gives descriptions, examples and explains what Douglass’ mindset was, or could have been, at the time he wrote his stories.
This would not be a good source to use for a detailed research paper on Fredrick Douglass’ life and his fight to become a free man; however, it would be good for an interpretational paper on his life. “I have Written out my experience here, not to exhibit
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The source could also show how with hard work and determination and individual can reach their goals and have the life they want.
“I looked forward to a time at which it would be safe for me to escape. I was too young to think of doing so immediately; besides, I wished to learn how to write, as I might have occasion to write my own pass.” (Frederick 335)
Douglass, Frederick, and James McCune Smith. My Bondage and My Freedom. [Waiheke Island]: The Floating Press, 2009. Web. 29 Oct. 2015. My Bondage and My Freedom is the second autobiographical written by Douglass. This book explains in more detail his transition from slave to a free man. Douglass describes his life on the plantation in Maryland, how cruel his master was, and how he escapes. He tells about how he traveled and the feeling of being a free man. This book would help prove the injustice of slavery by giving a more detailed account of what Douglass had to endure to help prove the point. “I have never placed my opposition to slavery on a basis so narrow as my own enslavement, but rather upon the indestructible and unchangeable laws of human nature, ever one of which is perpetually and flagrantly violated by the slave system.” (Fredrick
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"Amoral Abolitionism: Frederick Douglass and the Environmental Case against Slavery." American Literature 86.2 (2014): 275-¬303. Web. 5 Nov. 2015. This journal criticizes the book “My Bondage and My Freedom.” It concentrates on the environmentalist abolitionism and the environmental aspects of slavery in the Southern States and its impacts it

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