Frederick Douglass Essay | Frederick Douglass and Harriet Wilson's Anger toward Northerners

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Frederick Douglass and Harriet Wilson's Anger toward Northerners

Summary: Although northern states fought against black slavery, they often did not treat African-Americans as equals. This fact is explored in the works of two great African-American authors: The autobiography "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" and "Our Nig" by Hariett E. Wilson.
Although many white Northerners proclaimed to support the Abolition of Slavery, all of them did not have a genuine concern for the Blacks. During the Age of Abolitionism, many white Northerners were known for opposing the slavery that still existed in the Southern States of the United States of America, but writers such as Harriet Wilson and Frederick Douglass wrote literary works that exposed the white Christians and abolitionists from the North, who did not treat Blacks as their equals. In Douglass' narrative, The Narrative and life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, his autobiography, Douglass revisits his escape from slavery and his first encounter with the white abolitionists. The tone that he uses is similar to the one that Wilson uses in Our Nig; or, sketches from the life of a Free Black. In this novel, the life of Wilson is...

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