The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

After about two weeks Equiano is put on another ship for Virginia. He and his fellow slaves are treated much better on this journey than the last. He is put on a plantation where he does lonely work by himself and no one knows his language. One day he is sent in to fan the unwell plantation master, and marvels at various novelties like a ticking clock and a portrait painting. One day, a lieutenant of the royal navy, Michael Henry Pascal, visits the plantation and takes a liking to Equiano, purchasing him. Equiano is put on a ship for England, and Pascal renames him Gustavus Vasa, after a well-known freedom fighter. At this point Equiano begins to speak a little English. Though the whites treat him well, Equiano still fears he will be eaten or suffer some other horrible fate...

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