Life Of Frederick Douglass And Why The Caged Bird Sings

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By definition, freedom is essentially the right to choose ;by action, it is something wanted but not always achieved .Freedom is the oxygen of the soul (Mashe Dayon ) and it seems to be feigned for and more important to those whom freedom is denied. This is shown in both literary works”The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass “and “Why the Caged Bird Sings”. From both of Frederick Douglass and Maya Angelou’s writing it(freedom) is important and longed for ,but how the depravity of it affects the enslaved is where Douglass and Angelou deviate from their similarities. In the piece “The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” ,Frederick talks about the hardship and toil he’d gone through and spoke mostly upon the effort he put in the search for freedom ,from hiding books for mental freedom and hiding himself `for physical freedom ,HE shows more tenacity than we,who have freedom ourselves who don’t have much limitation and yet do …show more content…

The question is,is freedom all that crucial and also treasured more by those freedom has been withheld like Maya Angelou and Frederick Douglass say.All of this is honestly opinion and we go for centuries arguing the point but our objective as people isn’t to figure out the logistics of who's right or wrong ,but to gain freedom and cherish it

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