The Question and Answer section for Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
In context, "as if" means that a possible explanation appears to be the case when it is not.
"As though" might also be used in place of "as if".
If you were a member of the group of female abolitionists who had invited Douglass to give the speech, how might you feel about his criticism of the founders and other parts of American history and life? Would you feel personally attacked, or would you a
I think this is really asking for your opinion rather than mine.
Douglass' goal was to share information about his childhood, as well as the difficulties he faced as a slave. He was to expose the malevolent nature of slavery..... the abuse, and the debasement. Douglass also wishes to humanize the slaves, who...