Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
After carefully reading Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and and reviewing chapters 2 and 17 of EAA, which discuss the RHETORICAL SITUATION and ANALYZING ARGUMENTS. Pay particular attention to the section of chapter 17 that discusses appeals to ethics (ETHOS), reason (LOGOS), and emotion (PATHOS).
PRIMARY POST: (Due by 11:59 PM , Sunday 3/17)
1. Write a 1 paragraph PERSONAL RESPONSE to the narrative. Discuss your reactions to Douglass’ life story.
2. Write 1 paragraph that discusses elements of Douglass’ RHETORICAL SITUATION. Discuss his PURPOSE, AUDIENCE, STANCE AND TONE, and CONTEXT.
3. Find at least FIVE (5) different passages from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass that all comment on the same THEME.
Some possible themes to consider are: Religion, Education, Knowledge, Literacy, Government, Laws, Humanity, Violence, Gender, or Family. There are other themes at work in the text, but this is a pretty good list of some of the major themes.
Remember, a THEME is a topic that a text seems to be making an argument about.
At least 1 of your quotes should come from chapters 1-3.
At least two of your quotes should come from chapters 4-7.
At least 2 of your quotes should come from chapters 8-10.
a. Indicate the THEME you are tracking.
b. Include each passage and cite the page number. Under each passage, briefly discuss what the passage seems to be arguing or asserting about the particular theme.
c. For each passage, discuss how Douglass is appealing to ETHOS, LOGOS, OR PATHOS, or how the passage makes more than one of these RHETORICAL APPEALS.
This does not need to be long just short and simple. This is more of an assignement for Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass answering the questions provided.