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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass, 1845

Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Cornhill: Anti-Slavery Office, 1845. The Project Gutenberg, 10 Jan. 2006. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

Based on the passage as a whole, lines 1-2 (“The home…country village”) can best be described as


a subjective description that illustrates an idyllic setting.


an objective description that provides detail about setting.


an ironic description that conceals the brutality of the setting.


an embellished description that overstates the size of the setting.


a cryptic description that hints at the mystery of the setting.

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