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Equiano

Rick Andrew

Equiano

the slave who fought to be free

by Rick Andrew

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Published by Ravan Press, Sached Trust in Braamfontein, Johannesburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrations by Rick Andrew ; script by Joyce Ozynski and Harriet Perlman ; activities by Harriet Perlman ...[et al.].
SeriesPeople"s college comics
ContributionsEquiano, Olaudah, b. 1745.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/03584 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1614525M
ISBN 100869753304
LC Control Number91155527
OCLC/WorldCa22231745

The first page of the ‘List of Subscribers’. Equiano self-published his Narrative, funded by subscribers who ordered copies of the book in advance of its publication. pp. 45–50, Chapter II: Equiano’s account of his birth and early life, and how he . Equiano will be renamed Gustavas Vassa, sold several times before being able to buy his own freedom. Equiano leads an adventurous life as a sailor, slave trader, and a member of an exploration team of the North Pole. Along the way, Equiano was introduced to and follows the tenants of Christianity.

  Answer: The correct answer is option A: To describe the horrors of the slave trade. Explanation: Equianos has been taken from Africa to the colonies to be sold into slavery and trhough out his writings you can see that is in a first person narrative. Equiano describes the kingdoms of Africa in Guinea, where the slave trade takes place. Within the kingdom of Benin is an inland province named Essaka, where he was born in As a child he remained ignorant of white men and Europeans. His father was an elder, an “Embrenche” or judge, given a mark of honor consisting of cutting the skin.

His direct appeal to the reader's reason and morality, here and elsewhere, reveals the primary purpose of Equiano's book, which is to turn hearts and minds against the institution of slavery. While elsewhere he shows how wicked, inhuman, and . The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano was a key work of nineteenth-century slave narrative autobiography. Written and published by Equiano, a former slave, it became a prototype for the narratives that followed. Kidnapped in Africa as a child, Equiano was transported to the Caribbean and then to Virginia, bought by a Quaker shipowner, and placed in service at 4/5(5).


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Unabridged English value reproduction of The Life of Olaudah Equiano. This classic is a must read because Olaudah writes as if the reader is right there with him, relating his story, feeling his success and his pains.

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Olaudah Equiano $ - $ The Life of Olaudah Equiano Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Life of Olaudah Equiano is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. The book describes Equiano's time spent in slavery, and documents his Equiano book at becoming an independent man through his study of the Bible, and his eventual conversion to Christianity.

Equiano book Olaudah Equiano (–) also known as Gustavus Vassa, was a prominent African involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. Equiano book   Olaudah Equiano, (born c.

Essaka [now in Nigeria]?—died MaLondon, England), self-proclaimed West African sold into slavery and later freed. His autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano; or, Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself (), with its strong abolitionist stance and detailed description of.

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Olaudah Equiano has 82 books on Goodreads with ratings. Olaudah Equiano’s most popular book is The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equ. Olaudah Equiano was born in in Eboe, in what is now Nigeria.

When he was about eleven, Equiano was kidnapped and sold to slave traders headed to the West Indies. Though he spent a brief period in the state of Virginia, much of Equiano's time in slavery was spent serving the captains of slave ships and British navy vessels.

7 quotes from Olaudah Equiano: ' and I had a great curiosity to talk to the books, as I thought they did; and so to learn how all things had a beginning: for that purpose I have often taken up a book, and have talked to it, and then put my ears to it, when alone, in hopes it would answer me; and I have been very much concerned when I found it remained silent.', 'When we have had.

Equiano’s Interesting Narrative is the most famous of these, especially once it was taken up by supporters of the abolition movement, but. The Life of Olaudah Equiano Olaudah Equiano Book Report Maggie Hennigan College. Olaudah Equiano’s The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano is one of history’s most raw and multifaceted arguments for the abolition of slavery.

Seized and forced into the slave trade when he was only eleven, Equiano tells his story as a member Author: Maggie Hennigan.

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. I: Electronic Edition. Equiano, Olaudah, b.

Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities supported the electronic publication of this title. Text transcribed by Apex Data Services, Inc.

Images scanned by Elizabeth S. Antagonist: The slave trade in general is the vast, inhuman antagonist against which Equiano struggles throughout the book—indeed, it is the slave trade against which Equiano writes the narrative itself.

The slave trade’s evils and barbarities give it a kind of human agency, especially since Equiano argues that it is slavery itself that. Olaudah Equiano: An Illustrated Biography Almost everything we know about the first ten years of Equiano's life we find from Equiano's own account in The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, published in In this, Equiano tells us that he was born around the year in an area called 'Eboe' in Guinea.

Olaudah Equiano Book Quiz. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. bridget_schmidt. Key Concepts: Terms in this set (15) Who was Olaudah Equiano.

He was born in in Benin. He was a part of the Ibo's in Essaka which is in Benin. He was taken into slavery as a child.

He became a leader of an abolition. About The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano. Edited and with Notes by Shelly Eversley Introduction by Robert Reid-Pharr In this truly astonishing eighteenth-century memoir, Olaudah Equiano recounts his remarkable life story, which begins when he is kidnapped in Africa as a boy and sold into slavery and culminates when he has achieved renown as a British.

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The author's account of his country, and their manners and customs—Administration of justice—Embrenche—Marriage ceremony, and public entertainments—Mode of living—Dress—Manufactures Buildings—Commerce—Agriculture—War and religion—Superstition of the natives—Funeral ceremonies of the priests or.

Olaudah Equiano created a record of the 18th century slave trade through his first-hand knowledge and experiences and the writing of this book.

Born in Eboe, Africa, what is now Nigeria, he begins by describing life in Eboe and illustrates the cultural, religious, and moral aspects of African life as he knew and understood them/5(15). Published inEquiano's autobiography was the first of its kind to influence a wide audience.

He told the story of his life and suffering as a slave. He describes scenes of outrageous torture and made it clear to his readers how the institution of slavery dehumanized both owner and slave. Equiano's work became an important part of the abolitionist cause.

Equiano was born in Essaka, a small village in Benin, in His father was an Embrenche, an elder or chief, and oversaw disputes and punishments. He .The Interesting Narrative Olaudah Equiano’s epic book tour for his bestselling firsthand account of slavery changed the British abolitionist movement.The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written inis the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano.

It discusses his time spent in slavery, serving primarily on galleys, documents his attempts at becoming an independent man through his study of the Bible, and his eventual success in gaining his own freedom and in business thereafter.