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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.

Revenge, described in the first person as a physical being, is coming to ease the character's troubled mind. Revenge is an evil force that initially may be welcomed by the mind of a person who experienced betrayal or other wrongdoing, but theā€¦

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Caesar experiences mental turmoil about his desire for revenge on Byam and the inevitable consequences to follow.


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