Unformatted text preview: the third man was captured and was punished severely. Once they approached the island of Barbados, the slaves were then presented to the buyers. In the end, a group of brothers were sold into different lots, and at parting all pled to not be separated from each other, all of which fell upon deaf ears. Equiano describes his culture and his life previous to his imprisonment into slavery. Also, he describes in great detail his voyage at sea and the grueling conditions under which he and other slaves endured. His description of the horrors in which he lived through forced people to realize what was happening and just how inhumane the slave trading system worked. Also, Equiano forces the reader to imagine how it must feel to lose your siblings, friends, and even your culture....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course A B E 001S taught by Professor Young,royedwarddemirci,ali during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.
- Fall '07