What Is The Difference Between Harriet Jacobs And Frederick Douglass

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People usually draw an outline before they write the final essay. The outline is used to organize their thoughts and claim their thesis statement. Even the final essay is written based on the outline, it is much more complicated than the outline. Writers spend lots of time modifying every sentence they write to make the final essay looks better. In my view, people have the same perspectives in both tradition and reconstruction period. The only difference between these two periods is that blacks start to take action not only in their works, but also in their actual life fighting for what they want, freedom and equity, in the Harlem Renaissance. Works in the previous section, The Vernacular Tradition and The Literature of Slavery and Freedom, could be regarded as an outline for next several decades. Both Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass point out the correct path in their work, but they don’t actually against the injustice. In the Harlem Renaissance, people take action fight for their freedom and rights instead just of claiming about the horrible situation. In Douglass work, he mentions the significance of education. “Learning would spoil the best nigger in the world. Now,” said he, “if you teach …show more content…

She says, “May those, whose holy task it is. To Guide impulsive youth”(Grimké, 535). Although Grimké has the same thoughts as Douglass: education will lead them to a better life, they act differently. She goes South to teach the slaves and ex-slaves so that they can fight for themselves instead of relying on others. There is a proverb in China:“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” The man is still going to die since he don’t have the ability to acquire any food. If you teach the man how to fish, he can eat the fish or trade it to keep alive. She knows the best way to free the slave is to teach them. They will have the ability make their own

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