Essays on Oroonoko
by Aphra Behn
Best topics on Oroonoko
Oroonoko, Caesar, Imoinda, Clemene, King of Coramantien, Governor Byam, Trefrey
The main character, Oroonoko, is an African prince who falls in love with Imoinda. Later, she is being stolen away by the King, who is a grandfather of her beloved one. Oronooko is then tricked into slavery but is able to find Imoinda again and then leads a slave rebellion.
Discuss the treatment of one of the following in the literature of this period: women; the poor; foreigners; the nobility. There is a gradual progression of the treatment of women from the seventeenth century to the eighteenth century. In Oroonoko, Aphra Behn uses the discourse…