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Oroonoko: An Authoritative Text, Historical Backgrounds, Criticism - Act III Summary & Analysis

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Act III Summary

Scene I

At a plantation site, two slaves are discussing their plight. One is Aboan, a former follower of Oroonoko, and the other is Hottman. Hottman is very angry and speaks of revolt against the slave masters. He argues that the slaves must act as a unified body to fight against the plantation owners. Aboan is already planning an uprising but does not trust Hottman enough to make him part of the plot. Blanford asks the slaves who belonged to Oroonoko. When Aboan speaks up to acknowledge that he did belong to the prince, Blanford tells him to follow him.

Scene II

Oroonoko and Imoinda are still relishing in their reunion. Oroonoko even confesses that he does not blame his father for wanting her—the power of her beauty is overwhelming. However, Oroonoko cannot forgive his father for selling her into...

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