He believes that the true climax of the narrative is the private, psychological one, explicitly revealing the formation on Douglass’ part of a new consciousness, a different awareness and sense of self and a firm resolves for the future. During the next few paragraphs of the article that references Douglass’ public and is private, Gibson also points out that Douglass does not in fact explain and give detail on how he actually escaped, “ that telling how he escaped would increase danger to others using that means,” Gibson finds this reasoning is a part of the private Douglass. He refers back to Chapter Ten to conclude the wrap-up of the article with Douglass’ struggle with Mr. Covey. Although, Douglass do not let us know how he escaped, the private Douglass, the public Douglass lets us know that he is free after stating, Gibson quotes Douglass, “ It was a glorious resurrection from the tomb of slavery to the heaven of freedom.” (Pg.
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