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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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1. When did William Lloyd Garrison first hear Frederick Douglass speak?
2. Why was Frederick Douglass reluctant to speak?
3. What does Garrison think of Douglass?
4. What does Garrison want the reader to keep in mind while he is talking about all that Douglass has achieved?
5. How does Garrison feel about slavery, and how does he try to appeal to the reader?


1. Garrison heard Douglass speak at an anti-slavery convention.
2. He did not have any training in public speaking and he didn't want to appear stupid.
3. Garrison is very impressed by Douglass; he thinks he is a genius.
4. Garrison wants us to keep in mind that Douglass is a former slave.
5. Garrison feels that slavery is wrong, and he appeals to the reader that you can either be for the slaveholders or for their victims, but not both.