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Mary Prince

I obviously expected Mary Prince’s narrative to be a little more graphic than Equiano’s, especially after early in the narrative she refers to her future as “toils and sorrow”(3), but I was extremely shocked at some of her descriptions. Even when Equiano received a whipping, which he rarely did in his narrative, he did not say anything … 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