17 Reading Notes

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

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Fortenbery 1 Sam Fortenbery English 2120.103 Toni Morrison Beloved Reading Notes 4/17 1. Denver’s relationship with Paul D at first is excited because he can connect with her about her missing father, Halle. As this section of the novel progresses the feelings of Denver towards Paul D change as she feels he is taken away from her only relative and loved one, Sethe. - “You know my father? Knew him. Knew him well” (15) - “Now her mother was upstairs with the man who had gotten rid of the only other company she had. Denver dipped a bit of bread into the jelly. Slowly, methodically, miserably she ate it.” (23) 2. All we know about the birth of Denver so far is that she was born in a canoe while Sethe was trying to escape to Ohio. Sethe used the help of a random white woman she met on the road because of her bad physical condition and pregnancy. - “a thin and whipping snow very like the picture her mother had painted as she described the circumstances of Denver’s birth in a canoe straddled by
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