Confessions Of Nat Turner Analysis

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Similar to Frederick Douglass, Nat Turner also understood his slave status through education. In the book “The Confessions of Nat Turner” by Thomas R. Gray, Nat Turner indicated “And my father and mother strengthened me in this my first impression, saying in my presence, I was intended for some great purpose, which they had always thought from certain marks on my head and breast.” When he was a child, he did not realize that the purpose of his life; also, he could not understand what his family member expected on him. However, when he was grew up and began learning to read and write, he knew that he has a responsibility to help himself, his family, and other fellow slaves to escape from slavery and gaining freedom. Moreover, similar to Frederick
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