Oroonoko - Pages 47 - 66 Summary & Analysis

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The narrator describes how she became a close friend of Caesar and Clemene, entertaining them in her home and talking with them of faith and other intellectual things. The narrator also describes how much everyone in and around Mr. Trefry’s plantation was glad when Clemene soon announced that she was going to have a baby, but that Caesar became increasingly nervous (almost to the point of being paranoid) that the child was going to be taken into slavery as well. Both the narrator and Trefry attempted to reassure him, saying that once the Lord Governor came to see Caesar and his family, he (Caesar) would be granted his freedom. The narrator describes how he and other members of the plantation community strove to kept Caesar busy and preoccupied, and then introduces a series of detailed descriptions of the country in which they...

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