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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

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What did you find to be the most surprising part of Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass? What did you find to be the most surprising part of Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass?

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There are many elements to Douglass' work that could be seen as "surprising" to the reader.  For me, I would have to go with the courage that Douglass showed in the face of unspeakable cruelty and savage behavior.  For Douglass to not waver in his commitment to freedom and a life of dignity at the zenith of slavery in American History is remarkable. ...

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