Frederick Douglass gets sent to Covey do that he can break his spirit and make him not want to read anymore. Slaves aren't supposed to read and Douglass wanted to read. Slaves will figure out freedom and why they are there and they will want to leave. Frederick douglass was sent to Covey, Covey wanted to break him. Douglass did not like the plantation. Douglass was worked extremely hard and has been exhausted. Douglass was asking another slave about why covey is so tough and why he’s so harsh, the slave said “there’s no reason why he should be this tough and harsh and offensive”.
It was January 1833 and Douglass was not having fun on the plantation. Douglass was chatting with the slaves about how to get out they said no way man i don't want to get killed. So Douglass has to find a way of getting out of here. Covey was talking to this guy about Douglass and how he seems suspicious and how he needs to be broken the guy agreed with everything Covey had to say. So Covey had to break Douglass give away his hope and chance of being free.
Soon Douglass said he wants out of this plantation but there's no way he will get out. Douglass was succeeding in breaking Douglass, Douglass was losing his hope and chance to be free. Douglass now is thinking about ending his life, he’s done with it. Douglass will have to do something about it. Douglass hates the plantation and wishes he was never sent to it.