Frederick Douglas Narrative Essay
Hello, my name is Frederick Douglas. Please excuse my hairdo, I know it's changed a little bit since The 1800's, but when the 1970's came around I just couldn't resist going with the new styles. Throughout history others have noted me for my ability as a powerful speaker. People have said that my charm, wit, intelligence and humor, all contributed to my fame as one of the strongest abolitionist voices ever heard, and one of the foremost spokesman for black americans
I was born a slave in February of 1818 near the town of Easton on the shore of Maryland. My mother used to call me little Valentine so I adopted February 14 as my birthday not ever really knowing the true date. I didn't really know my …show more content…
On September 4, 1838 I arrived in NYC, and a new world had opened upon me. It is very hard to describe my emotions at that time. Anguish and grief, like darkness and rain, may be depicted, but gladness and joy, like the rainbow, defy the skill of pen or pencil.
My first few days in America were very scary and I