Analysis Of Learning To Read And Write By Frederick Douglass

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“Learning to Read and Write” By Frederick Douglass is about his struggles to learn how to read and write. Frederick Douglass shows his struggles, his abilities, his emotions, and his life. By telling his life story with vivid language it helps the reader get a clearer picture of his life as a slave. Fredrick Douglass explains how he had no regular teacher and how his mistress would help instruct him, but only because of her husband. In this book, Douglass shows how his slave-owner’s wife was angry that he had reading materials. Douglass would go out and while doing his errands he would take bread to give to the poor white children in exchange for them helping him learn to read. He found himself regretting and wishing he was dead. Douglass