theme in narrative of the life of fedrick douglass (Theme: without full…
theme in narrative of the life of fedrick douglass
Theme: without full Knowledge
Quote:"I did not,When a slave,understand the deep meaning of these rude and apparently incoherent songs."
events: the slaves had sung songs to themselves while working in faith and such
explanation: the quote shows the innocence of the other slaves,they don't understand/know what things are right or wrong,only what they're "taught".
Character: Fedrick Douglass And the new owners
Quote: "He was to me a new master,And to him a new slave"
Events: Douglass and the new owners were strangers were always somewhat different
Explanation:back to going through new experiences with new people,slaves,owners.he talks about treatment in the past and present.
theme: Freewill restriction.
Character: the slaves
Quote: "the slave holders have been known to send spies among their slaves,to ascortian their views and feelings in regard to their condition."
Events: the slaves had been spied on
Explanation:Slaves seem like they arn't even allowed to be honest about how they feel without getting "punished".
Character: The slaves
Quote:"There were no beds given to the slaves,unless our coarse blanket be considered such and hoble but the men and women had those."
Events:The slaves had to sleep on the floor
Explanation:the slaves are given poor bedding,they are being treated as if they are nothing.