Frederick Douglass: His Narrative, His Journey

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His Narrative, His Journey On 1938 Frederick Douglass escaped the evil deed of slavery and became a free man, for he once believed he wouldn’t be a free man and now he is. During Douglass’ journey he was forced to face evil and good through masters and slaveholders by beholding the events that occurred in his life while being a victimized witness. Although he had greatly suffered physically he also demonstrated physiological dimensions that would overpower him throughout his narrative by briefly writing powerful words with paper and ink. As well as his slave journey he came across a great journey of literature and education and used this privileged encounter to share and acknowledge his grueling voyage through slavery. He narrates his life and journey and his readers learn his gruesome past by witnessing his learned lessons on paper.…show more content…
Throughout the narrative of Douglass’ life we witness the lessons he learns throughout his past by giving us glimpses of relationships between slaves and their masters. He shows how a slave endures anger, sadness and ache through many events he witnessed such as his aunts whipping when his master declares “Now, you d—d b---h, I’ll learn you how to disobey my orders!”. As he grew up lessons were forced into his life and he was forced to adapt to them fast for he was seen as just a slave and nothing else, he learned to: never disobey his master, mistress or slaveholder, overcome gruesome labor and past, knowledge is his freedom, and endure all suffering in silent dignity. He overcomes all of these lessons spiritually because he thinks, plans, and imagines his state of mind secretly by himself for he was only seen as a slave and nothing else and that was the only freedom he had to think for

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