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Author: Toni Morrison

Year Published: 1977

Type: Novel

Genre: Drama

Perspective and Narrator:

Song of Solomon is told from the third-person perspective.


Song of Solomon is told in the past tense.

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The title Song of Solomon refers to a book of the Bible of the same name, which addresses human love and the love between God and humans. The title also refers to a children's song in the novel about the main character's patriarchal ancestor, Solomon.


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