Beloved Topics for Discussion

This Study Guide consists of approximately 58 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Beloved.
This section contains 151 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Beloved Study Guide

Topic 1

Why were slave mothers cautious of loving their children? Explain how Sethe’s love for her children affected her.

Topic 2

It is mentioned that Mr. Garner listened to his slaves. Discuss the benefits of managing the slaves in this manner compared to how the schoolteacher managed the slaves.

Topic 3

Describe how Baby Suggs felt when she held her document declaring her a free slave. What were some things she had to get used to as a freed person?

Topic 4

In Chapter 22 Beloved describes the underwater place. Discuss possible meanings to these statements: “it is hard to make yourself die forever you sleep short and then return”

Topic 5

Paul D moved out of 124 after learning about what Sethe had done to her child. Explain what made him react the way he did.

Topic 6

What did Paul D mean when he told Sethe “we need some kind of...

(read more from the Topics for Discussion section)

This section contains 151 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Beloved Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Beloved from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.