Olaudah Equiano Compare And Contrast

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Have you ever been interested in two stories because you think they are similar and have a lot in common but then at the end each story have a totally different ending? In my case, that happened after I read, “The General History of Virginia” by John Smith, and “The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano,” by Olaudah Equiano. After reading these two stories, I notice that they both had some similarities but many more differences. These two stories talked about slavery, the authors tell the stories in different point of view, they make different types of narratives, and they used totally different of settings, which makes the stories have two completely different ways to end. Even though they have some similarities they both have a lot of differences. One of these differences can apply to the way the writer decides to write his or her story. It can be created in different kind of ways for example Olaudah Equiano decided to write his story using a first-person point of view. In the other hand, John Smith chose to write his narrative using third-person point of view. In Olaudah’s narrative story, the situation feels worse because he tells when he was a kid and appeals to the readers sensible…show more content…
One example can be the case of John Smith; he decided to write a historical narrative that described everything that was happening around the world not just what was happening around him. Another kind of narrative can be a personal narrative such as the one Olaudah Equiano wrote when he decided to write about the events happening around him when he was captured and taken away from his family. Both of the stories are complementary to each other because “The History of Virginia” is missing how the person truly felt when he was taken away, but in the case of “The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano” the story gives out the feelings and thoughts of the main

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