Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

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Spark Publishing’s Literature Guides are celebrating their 5th Anniversary!  To celebrate this, we’re giving our TOP 50 a revamp by adding some exciting new ...

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Overview

Spark Publishing’s Literature Guides are celebrating their 5th Anniversary!  To celebrate this, we’re giving our TOP 50 a revamp by adding some exciting new features.

 

There will be sixteen pages devoted to writing a literary essay including:

  • Glossary of literary terms,
  • Step by step tutoring on how to write a literary essay
  • Feature on how not to plagiarized.
 

Each book will also include an A+ Essay; an actual literary essay written about the Spark-ed book, to show students how an essay should be written.

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Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes is a new breed of study guide: smarter, better, faster. Geared to what today's students need to know, SparkNotes provides chapter-by-chapter analysis; explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols; and a review quiz and essay topics. Lively and accessible, these guides are perfect for late-night studying and writing papers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411490789
  • Publisher: Spark Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
  • Format: Spark Note
  • Sales rank: 446,033
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Table of Contents

Context 1
Plot Overview 5
Character List 7
Analysis of Major Characters 11
Frederick Douglass 11
Sophia Auld 12
Edward Covey 13
Themes, Motifs & Symbols 15
Ignorance As a Tool of Slavery 15
Knowledge As the Path to Freedom 15
Slavery's Damaging Effect on Slaveholders 16
Slaveholding As a Perversion of Christianity 16
The Victimization of Female Slaves 17
The Treatment of Slaves As Property 17
Freedom in the City 18
White-Sailed Ships 18
Sandy's Root 18
The Columbian Orator 19
Summary & Analysis 21
Preface by William Lloyd Garrison & Letter from Wendell Phillips 21
Chapters I-II25
Chapters III-IV29
Chapters V-VI32
Chapters VII-VIII36
Chapters IX-X40
Chapter XI & Appendix49
Important Quotations Explained 53
Key Facts 59
Study Questions & Essay Topics 63
Review & Resources 67
Quiz 67
Suggestions for Further Reading 72
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