Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass Literary Analysis

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The setting in the novel Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass American Slave changes multiple times throughout the story. The first setting takes place in Maryland where Frederick was born. “I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland” (Douglass 19). Frederick was born in Maryland on a huge slave plantation because that was one of the states that slavery was legal. Then Frederick got lucky and moved in with Mrs. and Mr. Auld in Baltimore. When he was in Baltimore Mrs. Auld taught him how to read and write. After he worked at for Mrs. Auld he gets sent back to a different part of Maryland and goes to a slave breaker named Mr. Covey. When Frederick was escaping slavery he was

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