The Quote ' On Sophia Auld Transformation Of Character Essay

1003 Words Dec 8th, 2014 5 Pages
The quote “On Sophia Auld transformation of character. “But alas! this kind heart had but a short time to remain such. The fatal poison irresponsible power was already in her hands, and soon commenced it’s infernal work. That cheerful eye, under the influence of slavery, soon became red with rage; that voice, made all sweet accord, changed to one harsh and horrid discord; and that angelic face gave place to that of a demon,” relates to the present and past history. In the narrative Frederick’s master was nice at first, but made a huge transformation. In the present Eric Garner case this act is shown. The cause of all these events are putting fear in the community. Throughout history, racial profiling has been a common issue In the Frederick Douglass narrative Frederick was surprised that his master was kind, but she quickly made the switch. Slavery is a way to degrade African Americans. They degrade them by beating them and making them feel inferior. In the quote Sophia Auld was kind to Douglas but then she turned mean. To all the other people who are not slaves, they see a kind and loving person. They do not know what they do behind close doors. In the present day an african american was murdered by the cops, because they assumed that he was selling illegal cigarettes. His case was named homicide and the cop was not invited. If a caucasian man was on the streets, he would have not been killed. His last word were I can’t breath. In the past year, there has been multiple…

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