Sula Essay | Good and Evil in Sula

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Good and Evil in Sula

Summary: Contrasting good and evil in Sula.


In the early 1970s, when the womans' liberation movement was being recognized. A novel entitled Sula was released by Toni Morrison. In her book Sula, Morrison shows that good and evil can only be determined by the individual. This is portrayed by the main theme in the story, her use of symbols and characters, and the dilemmas that occur in their lives.

The story is set in Medallion, Ohio, between 1919 and1965. some of the main characters include Sula peace, a social outcast that breaks all the rules; Nel Wright, a very conventional woman that fits into society; Eva Peace, Sula's grandmother and matriarch of the house; Hannah Peace, Sula's mother ; and Helene Wright, Nel's mother . The town in which they all live is nicknamed " the bottom". The town got its name from the story of a slave, who was offered his freedom and a piece...

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