Amos Fortune: Free Man - The Middle Passage Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Yates
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The Middle Passage Summary

The captives were marched through the jungle until noon, when the slavers stopped to rest during the heat of the day. The captives were left to sit in the sun, while the slavers napped in protective tents. At night, they were placed into boats on the river and taken to the ocean. During this trip, the slavers mostly fell asleep as do the majority of the captives. At-mun stayed awake to memorize their progress so that he could lead his people back home should they manage to free themselves. At-mun prayed to the Spirit of the Night, the Spirit of the River, and the Spirit of his father, asking if he should break his withes and fight the slavers. However, At-mun believed this was not what he should do, because many At-mun-shi could die in the process.

Once they reached the ocean, the...

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