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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

  

by Frederick Douglass

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Aunt Hester

Character Analysis

Hester is Douglass's aunt, a very beautiful woman who attracts the attention of Captain Anthony. Douglass implies that Anthony wants Hester all to himself, since he flies into a rage when he catches her spending time with a slave man, beating her savagely.

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