Study Guide to Beloved by Toni Morrison

Study Guide to Beloved by Toni Morrison

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Toni Morrison's Beloved, a Pulitzer Prize winner and regarded as one of the greatest works of American Literature.

As a novel set after the American Civil War, Beloved acknowledges the millions of lives taken on the Atlantic slave trade and recognizes the hardships that faced freed slaves. Moreover, Morrison encompasses the supernatural, community, self and women-empowerment, and overall culture of both post-Civil War and post-Civil Rights America. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Morrison's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645425106
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 02/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 132
Sales rank: 809,096
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to Toni Morrison 2) Introduction 3) Textual Analysis Chapter One Chapter Two: 124 Was Spiteful Chapter Three: Not Quite in a Hurry ... Chapter Four: Pleasantly Troubled ... Chapter Five: A Fully Dressed Woman ... Chapter Six: Rainwater Held on ... Chapter Seven: Beloved Was Shining ... Chapter Eight: Upstairs Beloved Was Dancing Chapter Nine: It was Time to Lay it All Down Chapter Ten: Out of Sight ... Chapter Eleven: She Moved Him Chapter Twelve: To Go Back ... Chapter Thirteen: The Last of the Sweet Home Men ... Chapter Fourteen: Denver Finished Washing the Dishes ... Chapter Fifteen: In the Back of Baby Suggs' Mind ... Chapter Sixteen: When the Four Horsemen Came ... Chapter Seventeen: That Ain't Her Mouth Chapter Eighteen: "She Was Crawling Already ..." Chapter Nineteen: 124 Was Loud Chapter Twenty: Beloved, She My Daughter Chapter Twenty-One: Beloved is My Sister Chapter Twenty-Two: I am Beloved and She is Mine. I See ... Chapter Twenty-Three: I am Beloved and She is Mine. Sethe is ... Chapter Twenty-Four: It was a Tiny Church No Bigger than a Rich Man's Parlor Chapter Twenty-Five: "Howdy" Chapter Twenty-Six: 124 Was Quiet Chapter Twenty-Seven: Bare Feet and Chamomile Sap Chapter Twenty-Eight: There is a Loneliness ... 4) Character Analyses 5) Guide to Further Study 6) Bibliography

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