Key Ideas and Characteris

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Key Ideas and Characteristics in Slave Narratives  The Slave Narrative is referred to in African-American literature as  a Black Letter/Message in a White envelope. Olaudah Equiano (published his narrative in 1789) Spiritual autobiography can be regarded as a spiritual diary, in  which individuals charted their often tortuous progress to a state of  grace.   From this British writing form, a new genre of slave narrative  emerged, mainly the three-part structure of slavery, escape, and  freedom that corresponds to the spiritual autobiography's three  parts that describe the life of sin, conversion, and spiritual rebirth. Equiano’s narrative especially, and many other slave narratives are 
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