The Pdf eBook of Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglas is an 1845 memoir and paper on abolition of Slavery in America written by famous speaker and former slave Frederick Douglass in Lynn, Massachusetts.
It is generally considered the most famous of several narratives written by Frederick Douglass during the same period, which describes the actual events of life.
It is considered one of the most influential parts of literature that fueled the slavery abolition movement in the United States in the early 19th century.
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass contains eleven chapters that describe Douglass’s life as a slave and his aim to become a free man.
It includes two introductions by renowned white abolitionists: a letter by Wendell Phillips and an introduction preface by William Lloyd Garrison. Both argue for the integrity of the account and the knowledge of its author.
Douglass clarifies that he does not know his date of birth and that his mother died when he was seven years old. He had very few memories of her, only of the rare nighttime visit.
He believes his father is a white man, perhaps his owner. At a young age, he used to see his Aunt Hester being punished.
Douglass describes the harsh interaction between slaves and masters and how slaves are assumed to behave in the presence of their slaveholders, even when Douglass states that fear is what kept many black people as a slave, for when they tell the truth, their masters punish them.
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It contains the real-life events from the life of ex-slave Douglass.
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