Song of Solomon Essay | Free Like a Bird

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Summary: About the development of Milkman in the novel "Song of Solomon."
Since the beginning of time all human beings have had a fascination with human flight. Watching a bird soar through the air, people cannot help but desire the same capabilities. Imagine the point of view of the bird that flies high above the trees, among the mountains, over the ocean, and high in the air, far away from the clamor of everyday life on the ground. To have the freedom and power to release ones self from the tribulations experienced with two feet on the ground, and spring up and away into the peaceful, blue sky, is a common human desire. Since ancient times, flight has represented the opportunity to free ones self from the chains of oppression. This theme of flight is exemplified in the novel Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison. At the conclusion of this novel, the protagonist, Milkman, jumps off a cliff and towards Guitar Bains...

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