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Summer Assighment - Kishan Patel AP Lit August 25, 2015...

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Kishan PatelAP LitAugust 25, 2015Summer Assignment: SulaViolence is a social problem that increases over the years. As shown in the novel Sula byToni Morrison, Children can pick up violence from a parent or guardian at an early age. Peers arealso important in a child's life, therefore, if a child's peers are being aggressive, their actions tendto be imitated. Toni Morrison uses symbolism, imagery and allegory to show how violence hadeffected the characters’ lives. The abundance of violence in Toni Morrison’s Sula is destructiveand calamitous. Here it is aggressive, graphic and sadistic. More than one character is burnt alivewhile others are beat and drowned. There are fights, plagues of robins, ice storms, collapsingbridges and casual humiliations. The novel, in fact, is a chronicle of the slow destruction overtime of the entire community of “the bottom”Symbolism in Sula is wide spread throughout the Novel, wither it is a character being

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