Sethe A former slave whose love for her children and hatred of slavery causes her to commit an unthi

Sethe A former slave whose love for her children and hatred of slavery causes her to commit an unthi

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Unformatted text preview: Sethe A former slave whose love for her children and hatred of slavery causes her to commit an unthinkable act in order to keep her children free from a life of bondage. Beloved Sethe's third child and oldest daughter who was killed at the age of two. Her restless spirit haunts the family first as a ghost and then as a flesh-and-blood woman. Denver Sethe's fourth and youngest child. Traumatized as a young girl by what she discovers about her mother, she grows up lonely and isolated, focusing her love and devotion on Beloved's spirit. Paul D Garner A former slave from Sweet Home who survived the horrors of slavery and has evolved into a resourceful, contemplative man. He challenges Sethe to try to make a future with him. Halle Suggs Sethe's husband and the youngest of Baby Suggs's eight children. For years, Halle hires himself out to buy his mother's freedom. Although he plans to escape to freedom, the escape hires himself out to buy his mother's freedom....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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