Theme Of Loneliness In Frederick Douglass

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Theme: Loneliness can bring out the worst out of any given problem. Mother Teresa once said, " Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. " A common theme shared in " The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass " and the article " The Dangers of Loneliness " is that Loneliness can bring out the worst out of any given problem. In the narrative, since Frederick didn't really have a connection to anyone and he would usually be undergoing a form of cruel punishment, he wanted to leave. He wanted to socialize and have a better life in the real world, so he escaped the slave owner's plantation. Once he did this, he found Sandy Jenkins, a slave who told him to return back and when he did Master
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