Beloved Final Exam - Kayla Johnson-Swinson Beloved Final 1 “You got two feet Sethe not four,” he said and right then a forest sprang up between them

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Kayla Johnson-Swinson Beloved Final 5/12/19 1) “You got two feet, Sethe, not four,” he said, and right then a forest sprang up between them; trackless and quiet. Later he would wonder what made him say it. The calves of his youth? or the conviction that he was being observed through the ceiling? How fast he had moved from his shame to hers. From his cold house secret straight to her too-thick lov e. This quote is from the mind of Paul D. Paul D had just confronted Sethe about the death of her child. Stamp Paid had informed Paul D previously that Sethe killed her child when she believed that she was going to be recaptured. Paul D was telling Sethe that she was not an animal, in fact that she should have known better than to kill her child. He was comparing Sethe killing her child to an animal like behavior. After calling her action animalistic, a tension grew between the two, Paul D soon regretted the statement. Paul D’s secret refers to Beloved forcing herself onto Paul D one night when he was sleeping in the cold house. Paul D also believed that
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