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A handsome in about 26 years old with straight and strong limbs tall and well shaped fellow who bare name Friday which he got for the memory of a day he was rescued The native who was saved from a certain death by Robinson Crusoe during one of the cannibal rituals of a local tribe By the man who was actually on his way to Africa to buy NegroesHis hair was long and black but not curled he had very high forehead and great sparkling sharp eyesFridays appearance was somewhere in between Negro and European black but tawny skin round face and small but not flat nose as most of the Negroes haveOf course like all Negroes have had he fine teeth well set and white as ivory but oddly enough thin lipsTo lay his head flat upon ground close to persons foot and set other foot upon his head this was Fridays way of showing the servitude and submissionRobinson understood him in many things and let him know how very pleased he was with him This was something Friday understood before he could speak Robinson s languageStill he was a cannibal in his nature full of lot abhorrenceWe can see how the other culture is suppressed from the very beginning Robinson cures Friday of his cannibalistic habits and gives him a new Western name But the first words he taught him in English were words that one servant has to know and use So Friday was domesticated and incorporated into Western societyThe main fear and an idea throughout the book is Crusoe s goal to re-educate Friday to a civilised human being and if he wouldnt have he would have no mercy but to kill himSubmissive Friday full of gratitude was treated with the attitude close to colonial that is - possessionIn my opinion Fridays total submission released Robinson from the sort of guilt and the need to use violenceHe was Crusoe s slave
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