Frederick Douglass Freedom Analysis

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“Freedom” a text written in English 363, and a literary analysis of the autobiography of Frederick Douglas, examines the use of literary elements (Formalism approach) that conveys Douglas’ wish for freedom from slavery and addresses the human condition for freedom. Frederick Douglas the author of, “Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave” writes about his wish for freedom from slavery during the 1800’s. Frederick Douglas begins his life with a good master, who allows him to become literate, but a change in owners leads to cruel treatment and then he seeks his freedom from slavery. Douglass in his poem to the ships reflects upon one Sunday afternoon like many other Sundays when he is off from work and near the water

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