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2. Why did Douglass go to Great Britain for two years, and what did he do there?3. What of significance happened to Douglass in 1946?4. When did he return to the U.S.?5. What positions did he hold?
6. How many versions of Douglass’s Narrative exist?7. Which one has the greatest narrative integrity and clarity?8. To what familiar genre does Douglass’s Narrative belong?9. Douglass casts his autobiography as an account of what?10. What are three things that Douglass does not know about himself?11. As a slave child, what does Douglass wear and eat?12. What does Douglass believe to be a sign of Providential intervention?13. According to his Narrative, a slave’s thoughts must be free before he can hope for what?Freedom of thought comes only through knowledge of what?14. Douglass’s feelings exceed what?15. Douglass’s “little book” exists not to establish Douglass’s difference but to declare what?16. What recurrent them of his story provides the foundation for his identity?Writing Topics: Designate at least two pages in your notebook for a chapter-by-chapter list of1. the role of women in the Narrative.2. Douglass’s reference to the Bible or Christianity in The NarrativeNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave Chapter IVocabulary:1. impertinent=meddlesome2. odiousness=hatefulnessQuestions:1. Where was Douglass born? Tuckahoe, Maryland2. On what did he base his “nearest estimate” of his age? Hearing his master some time during 1835 he was 173. What was a source of unhappiness during his childhood? He wished he knew his birthday andhis parents4. Who were Douglass’s parents? White man and mother was Harriet bailey5. What is Douglass’s speculation about why infants and slave mothers were separated? Hinder the development of the child’s affection toward its mother and to blunt and destroy the natural affection of the mother for the child.6. How many times did Douglass see his mother? Under what circumstances? No more than 4 or 5 times. Very short duration and at night7. When did she die? How many times did Douglass see his mother during her illness, death, or burial? When Douglass was about 7. Was not allowed to see her. 8. What category is Douglass writing about when he refers to “such cases” and “this class of slaves”? the relationship between women slaves and their masters