Kindred

I enjoyed reading Kindred by Octavia Butler. It was light refreshing read yet it still made me think. It allowed my mind to wonder a bit. Watching the interview with Octavia Butler also gave me a better idea of the direction of her writings. She said that she chose the[…]

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Hypocrites Exposed

After reading “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin I understand why writers like Maya Angelou compared James Baldwins works to those of Frederick Douglass. The one way that he mirrors Douglass is his changing views on christianity. The change in their views occured through life experience and the way[…]

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Frederick Douglass

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass was published in 1845. Ten years later he published another narrative titled My Bondage my Freedom. Though both works are about his life as slave, each possess its own tone and also shows how Douglass’s views on himself, slavery, and Christianity had[…]

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