Write” explores the relationship between education and freedom.
Write your response in an essay with an introduction, body paragraphs that develop on your thesis, and a conclusion. Make use of both
paraphrase and direct quotes, giving attribution to the author when using direct quotes.
Writing Prompt Frederick Douglass’ “Learning to Read and
explores the relationship between education and freedom. Why does he say slavery and education are incompatible?
Use examples from the text to support your answer. Then, in your essay, draw connections between Douglass’ perspectives and at least one other text you have read this semester that deals with issues of freedom and/or education.