Essays Tagged: "Toni Morrison"

Listening to Women, Being a Man. Speaks of Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon"

In Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, Milkman Dead becomes a man by learning to respect and to listen to ... triach of his family, who gives him another inheritance, the burden of responsibility to others. In Toni Morrison's novel, Song of Solomon, Milkman becomes a man by choosing to respect and learn from women.

(7 pages) 106 0 2.3 Nov/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Toni Morrison: Bathed in Tradition

Toni Morrison: Bathed in TraditionIt is often said that people pursue the "Great American Dream," bu ... on different levels. One such author who has accomplished this feat is the African-American author Toni Morrison. Morrison holds a great deal of prestige in the writing community, as she is both the ... t race and other contemporary issues from a perspective that not many readers have been exposed to. Toni Morrison has found success in writing with tones of African-American history, folklore, and mus ...

(10 pages) 145 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"Splits." This essay discusses the Breedlove family from the novel The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison.

s, each Breedlove senses that he or she may never experience happiness.In her novel The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison depicts the piteous state of the Breedlove's rented storefront apartment; specifically ...

(4 pages) 110 1 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A discussion into the nature and function of the character 'Beloved' In Toni Morrison's book of the same name.

Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize winning book is a masterfully written tale. Beloved begins in the lat ...

(6 pages) 106 0 2.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the part played by apparently minor characters in the novel "Beloved", indicating what you think are the effects of their presence.

inor characters generally are not usually given special importance, however, play a crucial role in Toni Morrison's novel Beloved. Contrasts between the main characters and the minor characters provid ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

" Beloved" by Toni Morrison.

Beloved: Movie vs. NovelIn reading Toni Morrison's novel, Beloved, one can help but be emotionally drawn in to the descriptive stories ... l was a much more enjoyable experience in my eyes. This is for a variety of reasons; one being that Toni Morrison is a great writer and her use of description and key phrases catch my liking very well ...

(3 pages) 85 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

In Toni Morrison's Beloved, the characters struggle with accepting the horror of their pasts in the wor ...

(6 pages) 131 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison.

ure it has been common for authors to use allusions to complement frequent motifs in their work. In Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, Milkman learns that his desire to fly has been passed down to him f ...

(3 pages) 120 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Usage of Love in "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison.

evel and become intimate with the novel. Different pieces of literature do this in various ways. In Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, love was used to accelerate and progress the plot of the story. Gui ... arned that his great-grandfather could fly. These three factors had such a big role in the novel as Toni Morrison used the theme of love to depict and portray the hardships and celebrations along Milk ...

(3 pages) 104 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison,

Toni Morrison was born February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio. Her parents are George Wofford and Ramah W ... as born February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio. Her parents are George Wofford and Ramah Willis Wofford. Toni Morrison grew up in a constantly poor town. After high school Morrison attended Howard Universi ... 1953 and then went on to Cornell University for her masters in English, which she received in 1955 (Toni Morrison 583). Morrison taught at both Texas Southern University and Howard University. ...

(7 pages) 193 0 2.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison.

all needed help, crime rates increased and many other resulting problems ensued. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison takes place during this time period. A main theme in this novel is the quest for indiv ...

(11 pages) 198 0 4.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is on Toni Morrison's "Beloved" It is an essay on the literary devices used in the novel.

Toni Morrison's unique and distinctive style helps control how the reader will respond to the charac ... except her birth, had nothing to do with her, so she didn't like to hear about them.In conclusion, Toni Morrison uses many different devices to control how her reader responds to the characters and e ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

References to society in The Bluest Eyes (Toni morrison).

often makes references to the real world's society, to what extend is this true in the Bluest Eyes?Toni Morrison's novel The Bluest Eyes takes place in 1941 in the town where the author grew up (Lora ... tory is told from the point of view of a nine year old girl named Claudia MacTeer, which is the age Toni Morrison would have been the year the novel takes place. Like the MacTeer family, Toni Morrison ...

(2 pages) 73 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Human Emotion Displayed in Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

Toni Morrison's novel, Beloved, reveals the effects of human emotion and itspower to cast an individ ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Song of Solomon - which characters were a help and which characters were a hidrance to the main character.

Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon is the coming-of-age story of Milkman, an African American man who g ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of Edith Wharton's House of Mirth and Toni Morrison's Jazz in Identity Formation of the Characters Through Dependence on Others for Money and Love

see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves." The quote by Eric Hoffer reminds me of Toni Morrison's Jazz and Edith Wharton's House of Mirth in that the main characters of the novels en ... her true place in society and teach great moral lessons to the reader on wealth and love. In Jazz, Toni Morrison portrays the difficulty of African-American's in New York City in their ability to gai ...

(8 pages) 58 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing Feminist Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison

Virginia Woolf and Toni MorrisonVirginia Woolf; a quiet feminist, one who was abused by her brothers, a woman who wrote ... , a woman who wrote books to coop with stress, and used her writings to voice her feministic views. Toni Morrison; a quiet feminist, came from a rough background, wrote books about feminism to voice h ... of the same experiences and hardships in their writing lives.Chloe Anthony Wofford, better known as Toni Morrison, was born February 18th 1931. She was the second of four children of George Wofford, a ...

(14 pages) 163 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Broken Women in Paradise

Broken Women in ParadiseToni Morrison's Paradise reveals a portrait of four broken women - Mavis, Grace, Seneca, and Pallas. ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Dreams and Dreaming in Beloved in terms of Carl Jung's Archetypes

s and more are easily and simply raised but hardly answered.This paper talks mainly about dreams in Toni Morrison's Beloved by comparing the characters having parts in these dreams to Jungian archetyp ... oks, 1992.Holy Bible.Jung, C.G. Man and His Symbols. New York: Doubleday, Dell, Inc, 1964.Morrison, Toni. Beloved. New York: Plume Contemporary Fiction, 1988.Porterfield, Susan. "Handout CL325" ...

(16 pages) 107 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Flash back in modern fiction

On first consideration, African American author Toni Morrison might seem to havea little in common with Virginia Woolf the famous British writer. Bu ... es are indeed and to focus on them in a veryunique modern way. In very different cultural contexts, Toni Morrison and VirginiaWoolf tell personal and collective stories in such a way that asks readers ...

(5 pages) 49 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers