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What to a Slave is the 4 th of July Study Guide Frederick Douglass 1.What role does Biblical imagery play in Douglass’s address? 2.What kind of natural metaphors does Douglass use here? How do these metaphors affect his statement? 3.How would you characterize Douglass’s attitude toward the Fourth of July? What about toward the American revolutionaries? 4.Who, according to Douglass, resisted the original American Revolution? Why were they resistant? What relevance does he attach to this characterization for his day?
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Unformatted text preview: 5.What role does money and property play in Douglasss analysis? How would you compare his analysis of money and property with Marxs ? 6.What is Douglasss attitude toward those who insist that heargue more, and denounce less, that he persuade more, and rebuke less.? 7.Douglass concludes, It is not light that is needed, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. What is he referring to? Do you agree? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course CORC 1130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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