Fredrick Douglass Narrative

All questions must be responded to in separate paragraphs. Some might be connected into a continuous narrative about Douglass but you must make

the nescessary linkages through transitional sentences and paragraphs. You may determine the order in which your responses are to be presented.

It is important to affix a title to your work that will give a vivid overall view of your characterization of Douglass and his place in

history. The result should be unified, ordered and structured essay on Douglass.

Write an essay on Douglass life after he is freed from slavery.


1. Explain the significance of Douglass fight with Comey

2. What is a slave narrative and how does Douglass follow its pattern and/or depart from it.

3. How would Douglass respond to contemporary white supremisacists and what wold characterize his method of response?

4. What role does religious belief play in Douglass development and what view of organized religion does Douglass express?

5. Discuss Douglass acquisition of language skills and how they figure in his life.

6. Discuss Douglass story as a quest narrative.

7. Discuss slavery as it affects the slave owners rather than just the slaves and what Douglass would have to say about this.