Slavery In Olaudah Equiano

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With slavery in Equiano, people dying in plymouth plantation, and people being accused of being a witch and all of them getting through these situations, it is clear that Americans are people who get through tough times no matter the situation.
Freedom is now reachable but back in Equiano’s time it was not. In Equiano’s story it says “I now saw myself deprived of all chance of returning to my native country, or even the least glimpse of hope of gaining the shore, which I now considered as friendly; and I even wished for my former slavery in preference to my present situation, which was filled with horrors of every kind, still heightened by my ignorance of what I was to undergo”( the Life of Olaudah Equiano 3). This shows how bad it was for Equiano, he saw that he would never be able to go back to where he was born and raised. It must have been horrendous to be there. In this part of the text it says that he would rather be kidnapped then be on the boat which means that the boat
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In the text it says “the child?” “it grows”(crucible 1226). This happens before Proctor is hung, he hasn't talked to his wife in a while, even though they were both accused of witchery. In the text Elizebeth is mourning the loss of her husband after he is/was executed. “supporting herself against collapse, grips the bars of the window, and with a cry: he have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him! The final drumroll crashes, then heightens violently. Hale, weeps in frantic prayer, and the new sun is pouring in upon her face, and the drums rattle like bones in the morning air”(Crucible 1233). Proctor gave his life so that his son and his wife would have better names and would get to keep the land that they owned. This shows that Americans will do anything for the people they love even die for them. The American way is to get through tough times and stick