The Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass Essay

1311 Words Mar 21st, 2016 6 Pages
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, is going to be one of my all-time favorite literatures to read. It show us the horror of slavery and most importantly it shows the people of his time, a vivid and very moving account of the gruesome nature of antebellum slavery while highlighting the courage of one man struggle affect it had and the weight of injustice carries. I knew who Mr. Douglass was, and I had a very limited view of his life. But his narrative speaks so much volume. You can see from the very start of his narrative, Mr. Douglass uses an authoritative tone of voice while also giving us a logical analysis of every account of slavery he had from his earliest memories from childhood until the time he finally escape from slavery, or that of the one of others slaves he choose to tell. It is literately impossible for anyone of any race to read and fully comprehend Mr. Douglass interpretation of slavery without having an emotional out pull because of the sickening horror of slavery he brilliantly show. This narrative and many others like it is very important to history because serve as a testimony, in a time that there was not visual and audio electronic to recorded things for the history books. As we see in most of the text books in school, they give a very general account of slavery, so just imagine not having a slave like Mr. Douglass to have been literate, to be able to write about their sufferings; imagine how limited our knowledge and understanding…

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