A NoveleBook - 2004
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A heartbreaking story about the toll of slavery even after one has been freed. Sethe is haunted by her past as a slave and by the ghost of her child who died without a name.
A mother endures the ghosts of her past while trying to build a future in the aftermath of horrific events. Toni Morrison’s Beloved is filled with haunting gothic elements, set against the backdrop of slavery in 19th century Ohio.
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Outside, snow solidified itself into graceful forms. The peace of winter stars seemed permanent.
Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
Me and you, we got more yesterday than anybody. We need some kind of tomorrow.
"124 was spiteful."
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