Frederick Douglass Education To Freedom Analysis

470 Words2 Pages
Everyone has an opinion on if education is important, and if it goes hand in hand with freedom. Fredrick Douglass also had a strong opinion. Fredrick Douglass was an illiterate slave in the mid 1800’s, but after becoming literate, he used his education to achieve freedom. In the novel, Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass, the author, Fredrick Douglass, believed that education is the key to freedom. Douglass first demonstrates this when he first found access to a book named “The Columbian Orator”, used in American schoolrooms in the first quarter of the nineteenth century to teach reading and speaking , and later when he used his education to achieve freedom. When Douglass found the book, he started his journey through education to freedom.
Open Document