Amos Fortune: Free Man Setting & Symbolism

Elizabeth Yates
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Bamboo Withes

Bamboo withes are the ties that the slavers used to bind At-mun, when he is first taken captive.

Lash

While the slavers were leading the At-mun-shi people out of their village, they beat At-mun with the lash, leaving scars he would carry his entire life.

The Pits

The slavers would place the newly acquired slaves into the pits in order to subdue their spirits and to weed out the weaker ones. The slavers only fed the people once a day and would do it in such a way that they would have to fight over it to survive.

The White Falcon

The White Falcon is the slave ship in which At-mun was transporter transported to the American colonies. The ship made six stops along the coast linecoastline of America. Only and only the healthiest, At-mun included, made it all the way to Boston.

The Bible

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