Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

What personality traits enable Douglass to survive slavery? Support response with three details from the slave narrative

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Douglass the "character" is seen to be patient, industrious, intelligent, impassioned, caring, and spiritual. He wrote that he derived great pleasure from communion with his enslaved brethren, and loved teaching them how to read and write. He also had great determination to earn his freedom despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles. All of these traits helped Douglass to survive slavery.