Kunta Kinte's Life Of Frederick Douglass: Similarities And Differences

1027 Words5 Pages
Slavery was a horrible time in our past. Slaves were forced to work day in and day out with no rewards, and only punishments. They were fed weekly, left in horrible living conditions, and whipped when they weren’t working hard enough. Two of these slaves happen to be Kunta Kinte from the film Roots, and Frederick Douglass from the autobiography of The Life of Frederick Douglass. These two are special because of the similarities and differences that help them survive. Some of there similarities is that they both are strong, and will resist anything against them. They both show similarity signs by using their brains and using sneaky ideas and ways to outhink their masters plan to work them. A difference about the two was how they grew up, who they grew up with, how was their childhood etc. While other slaves had the daily torture routine, Kunta Kinte and Frederick Douglass used there strength in their similarites and differences, to help them survive.
To start off with, one similarity between Kunta Kinte and Frederick Douglass was that they were both sneaky. Kunta shows his
…show more content…
As for childhood, they both grew up on different paths, but then kept creeping closer to similarity’s as they aged. While other slaves had the daily routine torture, Kunta Kinte and Frederick Douglass used their strength in similaries and differences, to help them survive. I believe a more accurate portaryal of slavery would be Roots. I belive this because in my opinion, it shows a more realistic and serious example of what slavery was really like. One reason why I believe this was because of the fight between Frederick and his master. Without a doubt, you should be getting whipped if you’re even talking back to your master, but that didn’t happen. The fact he didn’t get punished surprised me. Another way I believe Roots is more accurate is because it expresses more of

More about Kunta Kinte's Life Of Frederick Douglass: Similarities And Differences

Open Document