Themes in Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass (Knowledge as a…
Themes in Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass
Knowledge as a path to freedom.
Douglass on running away.
"They both advised me to run away; that I should be free... Nevertheless I remembered their advice and I from that time i resolved to run away"
Truth and Justice
Trouble for telling the truth
"This is the penalty of telling the truth, of telling the simple truth, in answer to a series of plain questions". Douglass (23 :
slavery's damaging effect on slaveholders