Forward* The author of the Forward, Angela Davis, describes the main theme of the text as being related to discrimination. * Tituba was tried in Salem as a witch in the 1600s by puritanical Christians. * Angela Davis claims that she can relate to Tituba because both of them belonging to three minority groups.
Part 1, Chapters 1 and 2* Tituba is born as a result of a rape. Her mother is Abena and her step-father is Yao. * After her parents die, a woman named Yaya takes her in and teaches her mysticism. * Tituba meets John Indian, a Christian slave.
Part 1, Chapters 3, 4 and 5* Tituba meets John Indian's owner, Susanna Endicott, and she is a cold and domineering woman. * Tituba purposefully makes Susanna sick, and Susanna knows Tituba is responsible. * John and Tituba are sold to Parris, an American pastor, and on their way to America the two are married.
Part 1, Chapters 6, 7 and 8* Tituba...
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