Essay on Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko

We have spent our time reading Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko and the ways in which narration, language, and location shape how we see the world that her writing creates.

For this is assignment, write a critical essay that you have based on a burning question that arose during your reading of the novel. For example, the way that Behn uses language when she describes different groups of people appears more than once in the novel. How does Behn’s language shape opinions about different groups of people? Perhaps, you could think about the ways that Behn uses language to distinguish power. Another question you may have is conflict with authority, how does the main character fail to learn the importance of respecting authority? You must you examples from the novel to support your claims.

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