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Beloved Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 17 Summary

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Chapter 17 Summary

At the slaughterhouse where Paul D works, he is responding to a newspaper clipping that Stamp Paid shows him. It shows a picture of Sethe, but Paul D says that the picture is not her. He cannot read, but he knows that any article written about a black woman means that she must have done something incredibly sensational in order to interest a white audience.

Stamp explains what happened. He tells Paul about the party and why people thought that Baby Suggs was putting on airs. That explains why he and Baby Suggs didn't know where the danger was coming from and why nobody in town warned them that the men were coming for Sethe.

Stamp wants to tell Paul D that he and Baby saw Sethe pick up her children and run to the woodshed where she tried to kill them, but Paul D will not...

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