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A passage from Oroonoko where Oroonoko gives a speech to a group of slaves, trying to inspire them to try to escape.

A passage from Oroonoko where he asks Trefry to provide him with alternate robes befitting a slave so people would not recognize him.

A detailed annotation of a quote from "Oroonoko" by Aphra Behn that gives insight into the inner workings of his mind, including his views of revenge, suicide, and his own identity.

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This is a drawing of two figures and puzzle pieces, which represent the conscious and unconscious mind inside of one brain.

Someone's name and identity, and how those are viewed by others have a large impact on how sympathy produces a reaction in themselves and in others.

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identity.pdf
In this excerpt, Hume argues that identity is something consistent and long-lasting, which cannot have come from a single idea or impression.

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Fantomina, disguised also as Widow Bloomer and Ingognita, writes letters to her love, Beauplaisir, who responds to each of them. These letters illustrate the complex love/prostitution relationship between the two and contributes to the frolic that…

This is a network annotation piece taken from Eliza Haywood's Fantomina.

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Fantomina Paragraph 2.pdf
An annotated version of paragraph 2 of Haywood'sFantomina. These annotations pay special attention to the perception of women in the 18th century within the context of writings by philosophers such as David Hume and John Locke.

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A detailed oil painting of a woman that captures her particularity by depicting the damages of old age on her posture, expression, and skin.

Such a particular portrait was rare for its time, and would not become commonplace until the nineteenth…
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