Equiano Middle Passage Analysis

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Equiano is extremely vivid throughout his descriptions. He makes sure to communicate how horrendous everything was from the violence, to the smell. He says that he believes that he was “swept away” through these experiences he encountered. He describes how bad the black people were being treated by the whites, and also how bad some whites were being treated. He make sure to appeal to the readers who are white in such a way that it would negatively affect them. Equiano describes how families were being separated and how many women were left behind. The way he describes the Middle Passage it seems to be the worst place ever. In my mind that would be Hell. The conditions were so horrendous and there was obviously no way out, people wished to die

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