I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

by

Maryse Condé

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Ti-Noel Character Analysis

Ti-Noel is legendary across Barbados for having founded the first maroon colony on the island. It is said that Ti-Noel is invincible, and his legacy inspires everyone from Tituba to Christopher. Though the factual details of Ti-Noel’s life are never quite known, Tituba learns that he is Iphigene’s father. Ti-Noel’s presence in legends and stories gives weight to the idea that people can live on in loved ones’ recollections.

Ti-Noel Quotes in I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

The I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem quotes below are all either spoken by Ti-Noel or refer to Ti-Noel . For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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Part 2: Chapter 12 Quotes

Maroons? 10 years earlier, when I had left Barbados, maroons were few and far between. There was merely talk of a certain Ti-Noel and his family, who held Farley Hill. Nobody had ever seen him. He had been living in everyone’s imagination for so long that he must have been an old man by now. Yet he was said to be young and bold and his exploits had become household legends.

Related Characters: Tituba (speaker), Ti-Noel , Deodatus
Page Number: 143
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Ti-Noel Character Timeline in I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

The timeline below shows where the character Ti-Noel appears in I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2: Chapter 12
Desire, Patriarchy and the Difficulty of Feminism Theme Icon
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...that night, Christopher comes to Tituba’s hut and asks her to make him invincible, like Ti-Noel is in the legend. Christopher tells Tituba that if she can make him bulletproof, he... (full context)
Part 2: Chapter 14
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Tituba learns that Iphigene’s father is the famed Ti-Noel; his mother was enslaved, and like Abena, she was raped and killed by white slaveholders.... (full context)