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English 240 Slavery in Fredrick Douglass Abolitionist Frederick Douglass was the most distinguished and influential black leader of the nineteenth century Douglass focused his writings on the punishment and brutality of slavery He describes in many of his books about his own experiences as a slave A reader is able to perceive a clear image of slavery through Douglass book His writings explain the effects of slavery and the struggle to overthrow it as well as the condition of free blacks both before and after the Emancipation the politics of the Civil War and the failed promise of Reconstruction the followed As a child Douglass was taught how to read by Sophia Auid She was drawn to the wondering mind of Frederick Douglass Sophias husband made her stop teaching Frederick Douglass because this would Spoil the best nigger in the world forever unfitting him for the duties of a slave Being a slave Frederick went through many hard times He witnessed many horrible acts that his master would give out every now and then Douglass lived with his Aunt in one of the masters corridors Unfortunately his slaveholder was not the nicest person in the world which we see in Beloved also Its not very likely to come across a very polite slaveholder being that they own other human beings for the purpose of work I think that it would be very hard to write about the hardest times in your life or as in Beloved the hardest times of someone elses life It all goes back to the slaveholder being a total jerk to these people Fredericks slaveholder would sometimes take great pleasure in whipping a slave Douglass was often times awakened by the screams of his Aunt She would be tied and whipped on her back The master would whip her till he was literally covered in blood The louder she screamed the harder the master seemed to whip her I
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