Student’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Date American Narrative Before The Civil War From the narrative Douglass refers to the pro-slavery argument that Christianity justifies slavery. “…prior to his conversion he relied upon his ow depravity to shield and sustain him in his savage barbarity but after his conversion he found religious sanction and support for his slaveholding slavery. Such readings spark persons own reflection on their lives such that they find it in themselves to identify some habits and mannerisms that are hypocritical and go against one's own values belief and religion. Works Cited Douglass F. “Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass an American slave.” Documenting the American south. 1818-1895. Web 28 March.2018. [...]
Parts 1, 2 and 3 should be posted in the same response. Part 1: From Frederick Douglass’ “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave,” what pro-slavery arguments does Douglass refer to or hint at in his narrative? How does he counter the various pro-slavery arguments? Provide quotes and cites to support your assertions. Part 2: What themes (messages, lessons, ideas, or concepts) or motifs (recurrent thematic elements in the work) did you notice within Douglass’ narrative? What do you consider to be the key passages in the narrative? Why are these passages so significant? Part 3: Please take a moment to reflect on this course, the experience, the reading, and whatever else you might think is interesting or relevant and worth sharing. If you are choosing the reflective option for the final project, please be sure this forum post differs somewhat from the reflective final project.