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Frederick Douglass

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Department
English
Course
ENG250Y1
Professor
Alan Ackerman
Semester
Fall

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Frederick Douglass Symbolic rep of man Prove self and identity and how its made Speech called self-made man Transformation of self to reform society, human self and becoming Perfectionism, pilgrims progress allegory of dev Slave narrative Recount personal exp, essential to anti-slave movement Abolitionists,,, biblical ref, abolitionism rhetoric Garden of Eden imagery in Colonels Garden No virtue or vice to resist Colonel not God, Garden not Eden Defiled by tar Symbolic structure Escape from den of lions First person narrative draw inward to character and outward to point out flaws of society Have knowledge but denied Idea of acquiring voice and language Irony Quest for being, recovered past and basic aspects of brutality Begins with ignorance and silence Opens with noting absence of age Imposed silence until Mrs Auld (angel->demon) teach abcs; building blocks of self Quoting vs saying Transvalue of nigger Using Aulds words and ironize i www.notesolution.com
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