Oroonoko is a great book but will make you hate aphra behn as she the narrator is in part responsible for what happens to oroonoko its a sad story to say the least read more. Clare willes performance may help listeners appreciate behns tragic romance despite the storys seventeenth century prose it features the star cros search reviews find a pick by author narrator or title oroonoko by aphra behn . The narrator is a female englishwoman and possibly the direct voice of the author aphra behn who lived in suriname for a while and may have had similar experiences to the narrator almost the whole of oroonoko is told in the narrators voice and from her perspective. A vivid love story and adventure tale oroonoko is a heroic slave narrative about a royal prince and his fight for freedom the eponymous hero oroonoko deemed royalty in one world and slave in another is torn from his noble status and betrayed into slavery in surinam where he is reduced to chains fetters and shackles. The article presents an analysis of oroonoko a novel by aphra behn it focuses on the role of the narrator in the novel as it is considered to be the major unifying element of the novel aside from the title character furthermore the author also discusses the realistic and the romantic elements
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