Review of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland, near Hillsborough.
He doesn¡¯t know for sure of his age, he has seen no proof and his master
will not inform him. Most masters prefer for their slaves to stay
ignorant. He believes that he was around twenty-seven and twenty-eight
when he began writing his narrative - he overheard his master say he was
about seventeen years of
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aware of such brutal times slaves had to endure on a daily
basis prior to reading the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.
I doubt that I would have read it on my own, but am pleased to now that
I have. Douglass?narrative gave me explicit and detailed encounters
and experiences that will have me looking at slavery in a completely
different, but now informed way. I get upset when I hear certain