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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) was an American born into slavery and kept in bondage until his escape at the age of 21. Once in free society his skill as an orator and author of powerful abolitionist material swiftly brought him renown. He wrote series of autobiographical works of which The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is the first and offers the most detail of his life in bondage. Douglass's influence as an eloquent black speaker for the abolition of slavery is without peer and...See more

Personality Profile For Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

The following is a personality profile of Frederick Douglass based on his work.

Frederick Douglass is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Frederick Douglass is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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