Douglass Narrative Questions for Quiz

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Erin Gray ENGL 2327 Davis 29 June 2009 Douglass' Narrative 1. Covey was a hypocritical Christian man in that he held slaves and cruelly asserted his power over them often by his mockery and physical punishments. He was an expert at deception, and his hypocrisy in his religion was evident in his behavior towards the slaves. He could only afford one slave, so he bought a woman, Caroline, “for a breeder. ... after buying her, he hired a married man. .. to live with him one year; and him he used to fasten up with her every night! The result was, that, at the end of the year, the miserable woman gave birth to twins. (2099) Covey also kicked and beat Douglass upon hearing the fan stop and seeing that the work could not continue without Douglass to bring the wheat to the fan. Douglass and his peers privately called him “a snake” because he would sneak up on the slaves to catch them being idle. Douglass wrote “. ..when we were at work in the cornfield, he would sometimes crawl on his hands and knees to avoid detection, and all at once would rise nearly in our midst, and scream out. ... (2098)” 2. Mrs. Auld was provoked to changing her kind disposition towards Douglass to behaving like a demon in her husband's admonition of her for educating a slave. Soon, “she now commenced to practise her husband's precepts. She finally became even more violent in her opposition thatn
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