WRITING PROMPT: How was Equiano able to gain his freedom when so many others remained in bondage? Can this be attributed to a combination of good
fortune and personal character? Discuss the specific factors involved in Equiano’s liberation from slavery.
SOURCES/TEXT: Allison, Robert J. (editor). The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Written by Himself with Related Documents, third edition
(Boston and New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2016). ISBN# 978-1-319-04891-4. Use of earlier editions is acceptable.