The Question and Answer section for The Life of Olaudah Equiano is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
After arriving in Barbados, the slaves were gathered on deck for exhibition to buyers, and later, they were set up for auction.
Their main motivation is money.
While being transported on the slave ship, Equiano was mesmerized by the way the ship worked. He believed the workings of the ship were based upon magic, and that the white men who commandee the ship were spirits. This kind of curiosity helped...