Song of Solomon Essay | Love as a Tool of Identity in Song of Solomon

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Love as a Tool of Identity in Song of Solomon

Summary: Discusses the novel Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. Examines love as a tool of identity and characterization in the novel. Describes how each character gives and receives love in distinctively different manners.
Love is a major theme in Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrisson be it love or the lack of it that binds each character to the next. Love plays a much larger role than usual in Song of Solomon, as it is used as a tool for characterization. Each character gives and receives love in distinctively different manners. The most telling difference, however, is what each character will do for love.

The most tragic character in Song of Solomon is Hagar. Hagar, was spoiled as a child and doted on by both her mother Reba and Pilate whom she also calls `Mama.' Just like Milkman, she has been given everything she ever wanted, and when Milkman leaves her high and dry, she does not know how to handle it. There is reason to believe that Hagar loved him, but...

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