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What does it mean when someone asks how Douglass "wrote himself into being" in his slave narrative written by himself? How does he "create" himself and how are literacy and writing regenerative activities for him and other slaves?

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The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass is examined in terms of Self are examined.

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As a slave, one gave up entirely one's identity and took on one that tried to bury the true self and any individuality. By educating oneself and learning to write, Douglas found a strong ...

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