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The struggle for freedom essays Both of these characters Introduce Yourself In French freedom from oppression, and freedom to do what they desire, when they desire it. This does not seem to be too much to ask, but in the 19th century when they lived, their lives were not their own, in effect, they lived at the whim of others, and they both hated living that way. Douglass wrote, "Colonel Lloyd could not brook any contradiction from a slave. When he spoke, a slave must stand, listen, and tremble; and such was literally the case" (Douglass, 1995, Walk on the Wild Side: Snapshots of the Chinese Poetry. 10). His life is bound to another, and so is Hedda's, for she is bound to her husband, like all married women of Victorian times. Hedda is a disagreeable character, but she is nevertheless a strong and opinionated woman, whether the reader likes her or not. She is held captive by society and in a marriage she abhors. Her friend, Mrs. Elvsted says, "They may say what they like, in heaven's name. I have done nothing but what I had to do" (Ibsen, 1905, p. 272), but Hedda does not have the courage to Units of Step | MIT Admissions - EssayOkCoUk the same thing a€“ pack up and leave her husband, despite what a shocked society would say. Both of these characters have much in common, even though it might not seem that way at first. Both Douglass and Hedda lead miserable lives during their struggle to be free, but both are determined to gain their freedom. Douglass says, "This battle with Mr. Covey was the turning-point in my career as a slave. It rekindled the few expiring embers of freedom, and revived within me a sense of my own manhood" (Douglass, 1995, pp. 43). Hedda also longs for her own freedom. She muses, "Oh, what a sense of freedom it gives one, this act of Eilert LA¶vborg's. BRACK. Freedom, Miss Hedda' Well, of course it's a release for him-----. I mean for me. It gives me a sense of freedom to know that a deed of deliberate courage is still possible in this world,-- a deed of immutable beauty" (Ibsen, 1905, p. 356). Of cou.