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Narrative By Frederick Douglass: The Detriments Of Slavery

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The Detriments of Slavery In Narrative, Frederick Douglass describes his personal experience as a slave and how slavery is dehumanizing. As Douglass strives for freedom from slavery, both mentally and physically, he explains each of his masters and how they change throughout their lives of being slave holders. Douglas argues that slavery is not only physically and mentally detrimental to the slave but additionally, the slave owner. Both slave and slave holders suffer physically from slavery. For a slave, physical suffering is due to lack of necessities or being treated harshly. Douglass reiterates multiple times throughout the narrative how he is starved, deprived of clothing and beaten in his time as a slave. As a child, Douglass describes
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