How Douglass Learned To Read And Write

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After reading Frederick Douglass’s essay “How I Learned to Read and Write”, I found that it is a difficult read as it involves a lot of perplexing and unfamiliar language style. I had to take notes and highlight certain phrases and fragments in order to understand his life story about reading. At the beginning, it was challenging to understand the idea he was suggesting – how his struggle to read lead him to a new world for him and changed his perspective about slavery. However, in the end, the essay is almost self-explanatory as it concludes that he managed to learn how to write, enables him to communicate better. One of the biggest difficulties I had when reading this paper was due to the confusing language and metaphors that leads to the
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