Equiano's Interesting Narrative
A review of Olaudah Equaino's "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equaino".
# 121045 | 1,250 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (Religion) , African-American Studies (Slavery) , African-American Studies (Historical Figures) , Sociology (General)
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This paper discusses the issues of race, slavery and religion in Olaudah Equaino's "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equaino". The paper looks at Equiano's early life and examines the construction of race and meaning of religion in the 18th century.
From the Paper:"Olaudah Equiano described himself in his text titled "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano" as having come from a people who were dancers, musicians and poets and who celebrated life with joy and enthusiasm. This description of Equiano's early life is offset against his more compelling discussion of the effects of slavery, the construction of race and the meaning of religion in the eighteenth century. Equiano demonstrates in his first chapter his belief that God hath..."
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