Life Of Frederick Douglass Rhetorical Analysis

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Journey of the brave The narrative of a slave Undertakes a very strong and good persuasive opinion from Fredrick Douglass himself.The most three important elements of this book would have to be shown Emotion. Description and Symbolism.These three elements are crucial to the book because they explain the main point Fredrick Douglass wants to show the readers and his journey to freedom. Beginning with Emotion, In chapter 1 he explains the horror of witnessing a woman being whipped with detail and lots of emotion. “The Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass”.No words, no tears, no prayers, from his gory victim, seemed to move his iron heart from its bloody purpose. The louder…show more content…
Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity.(Douglass, 27).Douglass describes slavery as a confinement in chains, His description of slavery can make the reader feel disgusted or angered that slavery is in control of him.Description and Emotion work together but to put the final puzzle piece in Symbolism is a great deal in this…show more content…
“The Narrative Life of Fredrick Douglass”, I used to be in Mr. Hamilton’s house nearly every day. Mrs. Hamilton used to sit in a large chair in the middle of the room, with a heavy cowskin always by her side, and scarce an hour passed during the day but was marked by the blood of one of these slaves. , (Douglass, 31).Mrs.Hamiliton is like is a very big scary mistress, Douglass shows this by describing the inseparable whip next to her.Overall Symbolism has a great effect on how Douglass has survived slavery and how he saw slavery through his own
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