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Mary Prince

The narrative by Mary Prince differed largely from that of Equiano’s. In Equiano’s narrative, Equiano speaks very deliberately, intelligently, and impassively. Mary Prince’s narrative is not only published with a preface and a closing “supplement” equivalent in length to the narrative itself by the editor, but her story can be heard through the faltering, struggling, … Continue reading

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Similarities and Differences between Mary Prince and Equiano

     After just beginning “The History of Mary Prince,” I am immediately drawing connections from Mary Prince’s slave story to Equiano’s.  Generally speaking, both Prince and Equiano were slaves who were traded, sold, and travelled a ton because of their owners (though I think Equiano takes the travelled cake).  They both also begin their … Continue reading