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Narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave self-made man but a fallible, mortal, and human individual: a husband, father, brother, and son. Narrative of the life of frederick douglass is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave frederick douglass during his . Frederick douglass's narrative is basically an autobiography it's the story of his life from the time he was born a slave to the time of his us his personal story, he never forgets the larger goal of abolishing slavery he wants us to think about it as a philosophical question: what does it take for the human spirit to be free. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans douglass's narrative shows how white slaveholders perpetuate slavery by keeping their maintain control over what the rest of america knows about slavery.
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