Texas EOC English 2: 4.3 Understanding and Analysis of Literary Texts

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LanguageEnglish Language
LiteraryComprehension Skills
Texas EOC English IIUnderstanding and Analysis of Literary Texts
Texas EOC IIUnderstanding and Analysis of Literary Texts
VocabularyAnalyze how an author uses the meaning of a key term

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the author refers to the chains in fetters of slavery

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in order Tio what And here essential answers sir Yeah

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So what's up with this mention of fetters and chains

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Well choice be totally does not have it right Slavery

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did involve a certain amount of literal fetters and chains

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but douglas isn't necessarily talking about those Most slaves weren't

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changed twenty four by seven not that gives slave owners

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and a plus on their human rights report card or

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anything but we're just saying she isn't going to make

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the cut either Douglas never says that he was literally

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chained before he escaped she's just making stuff up Option

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d doesn't work because it tries to make the chains

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and fetters about douglas himself over in the mention in

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paragraph two he's specifically talking about the chains and fetters

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of his brother slaves well is the correct answer The

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image of chains and fetters communicates a sense of the

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terrible injustice of slavery Douglas actually mentions chains twice in

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the passage to provide a visual image of the suffering

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that slaves experienced and it works Next time we complain

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about the wifi Being down we'll use this image to 00:01:33.663 --> [endTime] put things in perspective