Equiano’s Autobiography – Flashcards

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Equiano is permanently separated from his sister
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After a brief reunion at the sea coast
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What situation made Equiano wish for his former condition as a slave in Africa?
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The realization that he was never returning home.
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The conditions of the enslaved people in the ships hold are
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Suffocating and stinking with minimal food
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The destination of the slave shipIs
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Barbados
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The best evidence that many of the crew members are motivated by cruelty as well as profit is that they
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Refuse to let the captives eat fish which the crew has in abundance
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Upon arrival in Barbados Equiano his fellow passengers are
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Herded up like cattle and sold at an auction
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While he is in the merchants custody Equiano is astonished to see
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Men riding horses
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When equiano encounter ships he and his fellow captains believe that ships are stopped by
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Magic
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What was Equiano's greatest comfort during his time traveling to the coast?
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his sister
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What can you tell from reading Equiano's narrative about his later life that is not explicitly mentioned in it
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At some point he must have gotten an education
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In equianos autobiographical account of his childhood before his capture he writes that he
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Was training to become a warrior
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In the selection from Equiano's autobiographies Equiano does not
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Explain in detail his sister's experience as a slave
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Equiano is permanently separated from his sister
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After a brief reunion at the sea coast
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What situation made Equiano wish for his former condition as a slave in Africa?
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The realization that he was never returning home.
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The conditions of the enslaved people in the ships hold are
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Suffocating and stinking with minimal food
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The destination of the slave shipIs
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Barbados
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The best evidence that many of the crew members are motivated by cruelty as well as profit is that they
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Refuse to let the captives eat fish which the crew has in abundance
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Upon arrival in Barbados Equiano his fellow passengers are
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Herded up like cattle and sold at an auction
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While he is in the merchants custody Equiano is astonished to see
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Men riding horses
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When equiano encounter ships he and his fellow captains believe that ships are stopped by
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Magic
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What was Equiano's greatest comfort during his time traveling to the coast?
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his sister
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What can you tell from reading Equiano's narrative about his later life that is not explicitly mentioned in it
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At some point he must have gotten an education
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In equianos autobiographical account of his childhood before his capture he writes that he
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Was training to become a warrior
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In the selection from Equiano's autobiographies Equiano does not
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Explain in detail his sister's experience as a slave