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January 23, 2022

Posts tagged "Slavery"

Narrative Strategy and the Construction of “Otherness” in Oroonoko by Aphra Behn

One of the key themes present throughout Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko is “otherness” based solely on the concept of racial identity. In the course of presenting the tale of the “noble slave,” this theme is highlighted through distinct narrative techniques as opposed to  →

Analysis and Critical Summary of “Black Thunder” by Arna Bontemps

The power of the written word to express political or social oppression has been witnessed since the dawn of recorded thought. For centuries language in the form of narratives, essays, and tracts have been used to invoke a particular response  →

Analysis of Clotel: Or, The President’s Daughter

Other essays and articles in the History and Literature Archives related to this topic include: Slavery in America’s South : Implications and Effects  •   Black Thunder by Arna Bontemps: Heroes, History, and Narrative  •   Narrative Strategy and the Construction of “Otherness” in Oroonoko by Aphra Behn    •    Slavery in Brazil and  →