Surviving The Great Sea Analysis

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Surviving the Great Sea Two first person, 16th century narratives share similarities of having observational information, being a reflective essay, and only focusing on one event. But have difference of settings and situations. “La Relacion” written by Cabeza De Vaca is an objective report to his king on the mission to the new continent. While “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano” by Olaudah Equiano is a narrative written about a 10 year old slave’s subjective experiences aboard the slave ship. The narrative by De Vaca illustrates how he and his men went on a voyage to find a new continent, while on his voyage they were being beaten heavily by waves therefore got stranded on Galveston island in where Karankawa Indians
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