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Brief Summary Of Antigone's Oroonoko

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After battle, Oroonoko continues to abide by his code of virtues; he encounters the English sea Captain in Coramantien who invites him and his soldiers aboard his ship for a feast. Like the King, the sea Captain commits a dishonorable act and orders Oroonoko to be seized as a slave. A pattern of deceit occurs during the voyage to Surinam and it is obvious at this point, that Behn is emphasizing Oroonoko is becoming conscious of the dishonesty within white settler of the Christian religion. Still remaining noble even while seized, Oroonoko calls a hunger strike; as he would rather die than to become a slave. The sea Captain gives his promise that if he called off the hunger strike he would be freed once in Suriman. Taking his word, Oroonoko
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