Arthur is one of Solomon’s first friends at the very beginning of his time as a slave. While on the slave ship, Arthur, Robert, and Solomon make a plan for their escape off the boat, but the plans are shattered by Robert’s death and Arthur’s later rescue in New Orleans by friends from home.
Arthur Character Timeline in 12 Years a Slave
The timeline below shows where the character Arthur appears in 12 Years a Slave. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.