Two different slave lives

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Two different slave lives

A young girl named Linda Brent that grew with the dream of everyone’s childhood Happy, playful and loving. It wasn’t until she grew into his six years when she found out that having a master and/ or a mistress was cruel, A Narrative of a slave girl who grew to hate life. A boy separated after birth from his mother named Frederick Douglass, living a terrible life being punished by his master. He lived unhappily not knowing his age, a narrative by Frederick Douglas who knew there was no way out of slavery. Fighting for life and going through life isn’t the same, but for these two slaves they don’t have a choice but to do both.

In Edenton, North Carolina Harriet grew into slavery in 1813, the book “Incidents in the life of a slave girl,” was written by her to show what she lived. Linda had the life many slaves wanted, she could read and get in touch with her grandmother. Although her parents died at least she knew who and how they were. According to Harriet her father was a hard workingman that she admired, considering her first sentences were about him. Frederick Douglass was a very unfortunate baby when he got separated from his mother. The book “Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass,” was written because he wanted the world to know what he was made of and all the pain that he went through. Two slaves that didn’t wish the life they had when they were destined to be slaves.

In both of these books is being shown an example of the misconduct upon slavery for both slaves and slaveholders. Linda was fortunate to have contact with her grandmother, use to feed her and keep her company. In some cases her loving grandmother gifted her items so she could always be with her granddaughter. Linda never thou...

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...tle. With Linda his master wanted to force her into something she didn’t want to but then that pushed her into working hard so she could escape slavery. With Frederick his master forced him to go to work as a carpenter on a ship but really that was freedom for Frederick. Pushing towards escaping slavery was what kept both Linda and Frederick living through their life. These two books teach a very good lesson in my opinion, that sometimes someone problems to be able to peruse what they really want to in life.

In my opinion, I think these two books were written well enough for someone to understand. There were some grammar errors and wrong combinations of words. Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs got their story across and me personally I was moved by it. Specially how Frederick didn’t reveal his escape plan in order to let other slaves escape and not get caught.
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