What is the main setting of The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave?

2 Answers | Add Yours

jilllessa's profile pic

jilllessa | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted on

The setting of the book is in antebellum America.  Most of the story takes place in Maryland in the homes of the various slave owners where Douglass is serving before he manages to escape to the North.  The rest of the story takes place in New York and Massachusetts.


We’ve answered 319,376 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question