Frederick Douglass Learning To Read Analysis
First, Douglass’ enlightenment of learning the alphabet gives him hope to building a stronger literacy for a better life than that of a slave. Then, he improves in his literacy and finds his enlightenment to then feel sad and tormented. For example, Douglass says, “I often found myself regretting my own existence, and wishing myself dead; and but for the hope of being free” (191). On one hand, Douglass …show more content…
If you are still a person that is okay with confront like the prisoners who didn’t leave the cave. Then, you won’t be able to be at peace with both, and this will create polarization between these two strategies. And if you are not able to keep both strategies, you will not reach you enlightenment to its full potential.
To conclude, we all want to reach our goals of being a doctor, teacher, entrepreneur, or even being a good parent. Getting to a certain potential of doing a specific action, or getting a certain position can be challenging for most. However, this pain are hardships that you experience that are part of the process to becoming better and leveling up. With the “Allegory of the Cave” by Plato and “Learning to Read” by Frederick