Douglass and Equiano Passages

The Douglass and Equiano passages are alike and different in many ways. They both talk about what it was like to be a slave. Although, both tell it in different perspectives and what it was like. First let's talk about how they are the same in content.

Both passages talk about slavery and what it was like being a slave. The passages talk about how they were treated and what happened around them as their journeys unfolded. Douglass talked about getting whipped and beat for not doing something as Equiano talked about being force feed because the slave traders didn't want them to die. Also, both Douglass and Equiano talked about how they lived and the conditions they lived in. Next is how ...

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wanted to die just to get away from the boat and the stench that came with it. All Douglass wanted was to be with his old master because his old master didn't beat him as hard as his new master did. Equiano was also force feed when he didn't want to eat and all he wanted to do was die. Douglass was given only a short amount of time to eat but he still enjoyed the food he got and wanted.

All in all this is how the passage of Douglass and the passage of Equiano are alike in the content of the passage and how they were treated. This is also how both passages are different from each other in the ways from the arrangements to how they lived and ...

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Added: 5/7/2018 08:10:05 PM
Submitted By: bigshaun
Category: English
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