Quote from Oroonoko

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Title

Quote from Oroonoko

Subject

Loss of Humanity

Description

Humanity has the gift of the mind unlike other species. When these men and women were enslaved, they were stripped of their humanity and treated as nothing more than disposable objects.

Creator

Aphra Behn

Source

Oroonoko Text

Publisher

William Canning

Date

1688

Contributor

Kelsey Noonan

Language

English

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Text

"They had lost the divine quality of man, and were become insensible asses. "

Original Format

Oroonoko Text

Citation

Aphra Behn, “Quote from Oroonoko,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 15, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/1040.

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