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Olaudah Equiano - An Autobiography
Reviews the autobiography "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."
# 122987 | 1,250 words | 16 sources | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in African-American Studies (Pre-Civil War) , African-American Studies (Slavery)
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An examination of the autobiography "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano," and the slave psychology that Equiano does not entirely abandon. This is evident even though his autobiography is meant as an antislavery polemic.
From the Paper:In 'The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano' written by Himself, Olaudah Equiano purportedly offers the experiences of his own life as a means of legitimating his social protest against the slave trade even as he fails to fully abandon the psychology of slavehood, which may be partly explained by research showing that the autobiography may not be factual. Over the course of his narrative Equiano's double consciousness as slave and as free man surfaces in complex and ultimately troubling ways. There is tacit evidence from the..."
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