Informal 4 - Informal 4 By Nathan Sullivan The Narrative of...

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Informal 4 By Nathan Sullivan The Narrative of Frederick Douglass is a shocking and moving work in all meanings of those words. In its time this work must have been on a level with the elite writers of that time, and it holds a strong grip at that spot to this day. It not only gives the reader a inside view of the pure brutality that was slavery in America. One of the most horrifying things in this story is that Douglass himself says that the slaves of the south had a much harder life then himself. With that being said by no account should it be said that Frederick Douglass had a simple life. He was met constantly with pain and heartache. From not being able to see his mother but a few times before she died, along with having to wonder if his father was also his master a burden that would make slavery even more painful than it already was. He never was able to be with his real family for long, a thing of life that so many of us today take for granite every day. To add to this pain he was a witness of murder and
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CORE, MATH 110 taught by Professor Scanelle during the Spring '08 term at Valparaiso.

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Informal 4 - Informal 4 By Nathan Sullivan The Narrative of...

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