22 Reading Notes

22 Reading Notes - Fortenbery 1 Sam Fortenbery English...

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Fortenbery 1 Sam Fortenbery English 2120.103 Toni Morrison Beloved Reading Notes 4/22 1. Baby Suggs was a do it all type women in the community before and after Sethe’s arrival. She was a preacher, cook, slave hider, and singer. She did what ever the community needed her to do in order for it to stay a float and in the good gracious of the town. Baby Suggs loved to make people happy and that is what she felt was her purpose in the community and more importantly the community. - “How come she always exactly what to do and when? Giving advice, passing messages, healing the sick, hiding fugitives, loving, cooking, cooking, loving, preaching, singing, dancing, and loving everybody like it was her job and hers alone.” (161) 2. Stamp Paid and a woman named Ella help Sethe shortly after Denver is born. They give her food, clean her up, and get her across the river to the person who can help Sethe find Baby Suggs place. They clothe, feed, and try to outfit her with a pair of shoes but with her badly beaten feet they do not fit; but it is the thought that counts. -
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