How the Middle Passage depicted by Equiano

Using direct references from the assigned works of Robert Hayden, Toni Morrison, Charles Johnson, and Olaudah Equiano, discuss the importance and influence of the Middle Passage in the African American literary tradition.

How is the Middle Passage depicted by Equiano reflected in the assigned readings by Hayden, Morrison, and Johnson?
How do the artists communicate the power of language as “art” to the reader?

please write one to two paragraphs first. And then write another two independent paragraphs based on other view or options.