Read Toni Morrisonâ€™s Beloved and answer the following questions. Be sure to give strong, defensible support for your answers.
- What is the significance of both Stamp Paid and Baby Suggs giving themselves their own names?
- Healing is a common motif in this novel. Explain how a character was healed spiritually and another was healed physically.
- Why does Morrison write that because of the strict control of the slave master, Setheâ€™s children â€œwerenâ€™t hers at allâ€?
- How does Sethe justify the murder of Beloved?