Paradise Summary
Toni Morrison

Everything you need to understand or teach Paradise by Toni Morrison.

  • Paradise Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Paradise Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
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Paradise Summary

The story opens with the massacre of a group of women living in a place called the Convent. The murderers are all men of the nearby town of Ruby, named for Ruby Best who was the first of the town's inhabitants to die. Ruby, the town, was founded by a group of black families who were seeking to create something of a utopian society. Among those founders are Steward and Deacon Morgan who...

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