Sula - Study Guide 1920 Summary & Analysis

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Helene's grandmother wants her as far away from the Sundown House as possible because she is afraid she will start showing signs of her mother's "wild blood." When her nephew shows up, she pushes him to propose marriage to Helene and move her to his hometown of Medallion. Helene does well there. She is very proper and classy and is able to fit in very well. Wiley Wright works as a ship's cook and he is only home three out of sixteen days. After nine years of marriage, Helene has a daughter. Helene is a mother that raises an obedient, polite and unimaginative daughter. She likes life in Medallion and knows she is far enough away from Sundown House.

In November of 1920, she gets word that her grandmother is ill and that she should go to visit her right away. She is apprehensive about traveling alone, but...

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