Autobiographical Authority

According to your understanding of autobiographical authority, from which “authority” does Equiano write his narrative, the generic or authentication?

Be sure to cite specific passages in the text as evidence to support your claims. You may also wish to reference parts of this lecture to help prove your points.

Lecture: https://www.loom.com/share/fa69304e31314658b9f97ea7dd886fd1
Ebook: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/15399/15399-h/15399-h.htm