Benito Cereno

what meaning might be placed on his slicence?

After playing a virtuoso role in the slave revolt,as bothe leader and actor,Bobo speaks no more

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Bobo no longer has a reason to speak. He's led the revolt and ultimately gained much of what he set out to accomplish; there was no need to speak, and in keeping silent he spoke louder than any words could have done. His silence represented defiance; his death freedom.


Benito Cereno