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Oroonoko is narrated in the first person. The narrator plays a role in the action during the second half of the story.
Oroonoko is told in the past tense.
The book shares a name with its protagonist, a fictional African prince who is sold into slavery in South America. The name Oroonoko may be derived from the South American river called the Orinoco.
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