Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself (1845). Unit One, lesson Two: ever-changing identities in adolescent literature. 1. Why is Douglass specific about making friends with “little white boys”?. Me: Class:.
Unit One, lesson Two: ever-changing identities in adolescent literature
5. Which of these meanings of “trouble” is Douglass using? Why did he choose this word? How would the meaning have changed if he’d chosen the word “anger”?
9. How does the word “enable” change the meaning of the line it appears in? How can documents “enable” him to “utter [his] thoughts” or write?
10. In what ways is Douglass saying slaveholders are like robbers? Find and explore the structure of the sentence that gives voice to this idea most clearly.