The Moor's Account - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Laila Lalami
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Mustafa thinks back to when he was sold into slavery. The ship ride to Seville was harsh and the slaves were treated just like cargo. When they arrived, they were brought to the church to be baptized. This is where Mustafa was given the name of Estebanico. He was bought by a merchant, Bernardo Rodriguez. Bernardo was inexperienced in owning a slave, so his rules were constantly changing. He could rapidly shift between being kind and being cruel. Mustafa felt defeated, especially since he was unable to pray. Things started to look up when his master purchased another slave, a girl named Elena. Mustafa and Elena started to talk whenever they could. He found out that her real name was Ramatullai, and she had two daughters. She asked about the man that sold her into slavery, and Mustafa promised to keep an eye out...

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