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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Study Questions Directions: Read Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (available on Blackboard) . Answering the questions in the Study Guide will prepare you for the online quiz and the Discussion Board questions. Some of the questions may require some additional research. 1)Find examples in the text where you feel Douglass is exaggerating or self-glorifying. 2)Find in the text where you feel Douglass is using sentimentalism and/or tryingto influence the readers’ emotions. 3)Find examples in the text of the influence of religion on Douglass. 4)Find examples of the physical violence used against slaves. 5)Find examples of the evils of slavery other than physical violence. 6)Find examples where Douglass points out how slavery negatively affected whites. 7)Find examples where Douglass discusses the power of reading, knowledge, and/or writing. 8)What did Frederick Douglass do with the rest of his life after he wrote this book? Explain his personal, professional and political accomplishments. 9)Describe the daily lives of slaves according to Douglass. How did they live? From what did they suffer? What was important to them? B
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Preface 1)When was the book published? Who published it?2)Who was William Lloyd Garrison? What can you find out about him?3)When and where did Garrison and Douglass meet?4)What was Garrison’s first impression of Douglass?5)With whom did Garrison compare Douglass?6)Who wrote American Slavery as It Is: testimony of a Thousand Witnesses7)What were Garrison’s views of religion and slavery? Give an example.8)According to Garrison, how did people react when they were told of the cruelty of slavery?9)Why was it necessary for Douglass to “name names”? ?
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