Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Why does Covey whip Douglass almost every week for the for the first six months he works for him?

Book- The Life of Fredrick Douglass

Chapter- 10

Page- 56

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Covey beats Douglass in order to break him..... he was well known for beating the life out of a slave in order to achieve complete oppression and dominance.