Texas EOC English 2: 4.5 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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the room All right Narrative of the life of frederick

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douglass This guy could write Okay We're skim and even

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greater sissy nation that never proved their public manner Can't

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manning All right read the following excerpt from the basses

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right here we owe something to the slave south of

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the line as well as to those north of it

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And in aiding the latter on their way to freedom

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We should be careful to do nothing which would be

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likely to hinder the former from escaping from slavery All

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right From the excerpt above the reader can infer that

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the author what And here the potential answers He is

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really good Right Okay All right Well let's Zoom in

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on the excerpt and see what the author has to

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say Well choice They must have read a different excerpt

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Douglas doesn't say anything about enslaved slaves being more important

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Than escaped slaves be wasn't paying attention either Douglas also

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isn't saying that the escape from slavery itself hurts people

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who are still enslaved and finally see doesn't get it

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right because douglas never says that former slave should remember

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those still stuck in slavery Okay that sounded bad he's

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not suggesting they should say what abs to them Either

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way we'll find out what he's saying an answer D

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which is the correct one The thesis of this particular

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passage is in the final sentence How convenient douglas says

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that the efforts tto help escaping slaves shouldn't hinder impede

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pulled back prevent the efforts of other slaves to escape

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Got that Because seriously can't we almost always file impeding

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slaves escaping under worse things to possibly do in humanity 00:01:58.624 --> [endTime] Yeah