Summary Of The Book 'The Columbian Orator'

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Douglass lives in Hugh Auld’s household for about seven years. During this time, he is able to learn how to read and write, from his mistress Mrs. Auld, who no longer taught him, for how cruel she became. Douglass had already learned the alphabet and was determined to learn how to read and write. When he was twelve, Douglass reads a book called The Columbian Orator, which was about a master and a slave. The book helps Douglass to fully understands slavery, and grows to have so much hatred towards it. He sometimes wished himself dead because he wanted to be free so bad and not want to spend another minute being a slave. He will do this thing, were he will listen to anyone who his talking about slavery. When he was eager to write, he would go
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