Sarah Tyler Mrs. Beebe CP English 7 September 2016
What did I just witness??
What is this place?
Don't be ridiculous we aren't going to eat you.
I don't know, but I'm scared to find out.
After being taken from his home by force, Equiano would start a long voyage across the sea, to a land unknown to him.
Come on you are coming with me!
I don't want to leave you my dear.
I don't want to say goodbye, promise me we will find our way back to each other?
"One man in particular I saw, when we were permitted to be on deck, flogged so unmercifully with a large rope near the foremast, that he died in consequence of it;..."(4). Seeing this made Equiano fear those people even more, and he worried that if they could do it to their own, that they wouldn't hesitate to do the same to him.
I will take the youngest one he looks strong, and he will work well on my farm!
I can't believe this is happening to me, I'll never get to see my loved ones again.
They started to approach the new land. Equiano describes it as being magical because he had never experienced any of these things before. Then finally the island of Barbados came into view. As they landed they were told that they wouldn't be eaten and that they would work.
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Everything was so new to him, and it filled him with surprise. He was very curious, it was also new to him that the houses were built with stories. They looked very different from his houses in Africa. Another thing that disturbed him was seeing families being split up, usually they would stay split up forever.
".. the buyers rush at once into the yard where the slaves are confined, and make choice of that parcel they like best" (10). This was a terrifying time for the Africans, and all the clamor which was attended.