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Assigned: Aphra Behn. Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave (2313-58).
- <b>Narrator Describes Surinam (Guiana) in South America (2313-16).</b>
+ <h3>Narrator Describes Surinam (Guiana) in South America (2313-16)</h3>

1. What truth-status does the narrator claim for her story at the outset? What expectations might such a claim generate regarding the manner and content of the tale that is about to unfold?

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- <b>Oroonoko's African Homeland, Coramantien (2316-31).</b>
+ <h3>Oroonoko's African Homeland, Coramantien (2316-31)</h3>

3. On 2316-18, how does the narrator describe the physical and intellectual character of Oroonoko? What distinguishes him from the ordinary inhabitants of Coramantien?

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- <b>Oroonoko's Enslavement, Sea Voyage to Surinam (2331-34).</b>
+ <h3>Oroonoko's Enslavement, Sea Voyage to Surinam (2331-34)</h3>

7. On 2331-32, what prior dealings has Oroonoko had with the English captain who arrives soon after he returns to the court? What does the captain seem to think of his African "friend"? How does this captain manage to enslave him, and in what sense does Oroonoko make this task easy to accomplish?

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- <b>Oroonoko's Captivity as "Caesar" in Surinam (2334-47).</b>
+ <h3>Oroonoko's Captivity as "Caesar" in Surinam (2334-47)</h3>

10. On 2335-37, what happens to Oroonoko soon after he lands on Surinam's soil? How is he treated by the man who buys him (Trefry) and by his fellow Africans? How does he respond to this treatment?

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- <b>Oroonoko's Rebellion in Surinam (2347-58).</b>
+ <h3>Oroonoko's Rebellion in Surinam (2347-58)</h3>

14. On 2347-51, what leads Oroonoko to decide that the time has come to free himself from slavery? What plan does he determine upon to accomplish this?

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