Texas EOC English 2: 4.1 Understanding and Analysis of Literary Texts

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Texas EOC English IIUnderstanding and Analysis of Literary Texts
Texas EOC IIUnderstanding and Analysis of Literary Texts

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All right why is the author reluctant to give all

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of the details about his escape from slavery and hear

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the potential answers pretty logical that you won't hide that

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so others could follow behind him getting caught but let's

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go yeah douglas holds back on the details of his

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escape plan because option b is very very wrong Frederick

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definitely didn't think that other slaves should say to escaping

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slavery and we're pretty sure he thinks they oughta put

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it at the top of their to do lists if

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possible Joys d is way off the mark too In

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general douglas isn't worried about creating a sense of mystery

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this's a slave narrative not a james patterson novel we

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can see how somebody might be fooled by a douglas

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does disapprove of the way the underground railroad makes its

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escape methods public however he doesn't actually disprove of the

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underground railroad itself he applauds it we'll see is the

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right answer Douglas basically says that giving details about his

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escape would be like giving slave owners a how to

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manual for preventing slaves from escaping let's all be glad

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that these days such a book would not topped the 00:01:29.982 --> [endTime] best seller list Who