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Home the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened Meanwhile Sethe’s house has long been troubled by the angry destructive ghost of her baby who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word BelovedSethe works at beating back the past but it makes itself heard and felt incessantly in her memor RIP Beloved Toni Morrison You changed the way I read Sometimes reality is too painful to address in plain simple narrative Sometimes truth has to be approached in circling movements slowly getting to the heart of the matter through shifting loosely linked stories that touch on the wound ever so lightly without getting too close too fast Sometimes I read to escape my reality only to find myself in a universe endlessly complicated painful difficult to understand and follow Sometimes basic statements like I could never understand why a mother would kill her child seem to dissolve leaving a confused feeling of not knowing exactly any what is right and what is wrong given specific cruel circumstancesSometimes novels shake me and leave me scarred endlessly sad and grateful at the same timeBeloved Toni Morrison Your voice sounds loud and clear through the fog of political thought Your characters live and brea

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Beloved by Toni Morrison

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Toni Morrison’s Beloved is a spellbinding and dazzlingly innovative portrait of a woman haunted by the pastSethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio but eighteen years later she is still not free She has borne the unthinkable and not gone mad yet she is still held captive by memories of Sweet BelovedYou are my sisterYou are my daughterYou are my face you are meI have found you again you have come back to meYou are my belovedYou are mineYou are mine It s 6 o clock in the morning and I have finished with one of the best books I have ever read in the course of my short life I am sleepless and I need a moment to organize my thoughts sort out my feelings Come back to real life But I can t A part of me is still with Sethe and her daughters Denver and Beloved at 124 A part of me is being tied to a pole and whipped mercilessly for eating a shoat I skinned butchered and cooked myself A part of me is giving birth to children of fathers who forced themselves on me A part of me is still wondering whether my husband Halle is out there alive and free or long dead A part of me is burying the daughter I killed with a handsaw because I couldn t live to see her being pushed into the endless abyss of torture

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Y and in the lives of those around her When a mysterious teenage girl arrives calling herself Beloved Sethe’s terrible secret explodes into the presentCombining the visionary power of legend with the unassailable truth of history Morrison’s unforgettable novel is one of the great and enduring works of American literature There are reasons why Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature Beloved may be the biggest one The structure is a ghost story about a woman who killed her own children rather than see them be dragged back from freedom to live a life of slavery and how the guilt of that act comes back to haunt her But the real payload here is a portrayal of the slave existence how it seeps into every pore affects every emotion defines one s world view how one values education how willing one can be to love another human being It is a triumph a masterwork by one of the world s great writers working so well at several levels Toni Morrison image fr0m The New YorkerSethe is the main character Having already sent her children ahead this pregnant woman flees slavery in the south and takes up residence with her grandmother Baby Suggs But when a posse comes to bring her back she kills her children rather than al


10 thoughts on “Beloved by Toni Morrison

  1. says:

    Beloved is the Great American Horror Novel Sorry Stephen King evil clowns and alcoholic would be writers are pretty creepy but they just got nothing on the terrifying specter of American slavery I literally got chills physical chills over and over while reading this book To me great horror has the scary element eg a ghost and then lurking behind it something so vast and evil that trying to think about it can

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    BelovedYou are my sisterYou are my daughterYou are my face; you are meI have found you again; you have come back to meYou are my belovedYou are mineYou are mine It's 6 o'clock in the morning and I have finished with one o

  3. says:

    I don't give books low marks lightly If anything I am prone to being carried away by the author's enthusaism and rate book

  4. says:

    Updated August 2019 RIP Toni Morrison Over the past 15 years I’ve tried a couple of times to read Toni Morrison’s epic Pulitzer Prize winning novel about murder guilt ghosts and the brutal complex physical and psychological legacy of slaverySomething about the dense poetic prose and the elliptical nature of the storytelling made it impenetrable After a chapter or two I’d give up perplexed And I’ve read

  5. says:

    The brutal truth brilliantly written A mother hanging from a tree the vile debasement of a nursing mother scars so deep from whipping that th

  6. says:

    RIP Beloved Toni Morrison You changed the way I read Sometimes reality is too painful to address in plain simple narrative Sometimes truth has to be approached in circling movements slowly getting to the heart of the matter through shifting loosely linked stories that touch on the wound ever so lightly without getting t

  7. says:

    There are reasons why Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature Beloved may be the biggest one The structure is a ghost story about a woman who killed her own children rather than see them be dragged back from freedom to live a life of slavery and how the guilt of that act comes back to haunt her But the real payload here is a portrayal of the slave existence how it seeps into every pore affects every e

  8. says:

    This was my second or third reading of Beloved a book that broke my heart and remade it once again The tree on

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    Beloved is a novel about haunting; it is a novel about the human inability to move on from the past and how easily it can resurface We may try to move on but it never really leaves us And when the past is painful

  10. says:

    It's been a while since I last was online according to this computer's calculations thirteen days ago since then I have finished the monumentally loved BelovedThe only way I can describe this sure classic is it's a mix between the most brilliant of Hawthorne his Scarlet Letter bears plenty of similarities to Bel