International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 8, Issue 7, Part E (2022)
Toni Morrison's novel Sula: A critical analysis of the writings
Sula by Toni Morrison is an Afro-American literary classic that explores the history of the African Diaspora through imagery of loss and rebirth. He experiences the futility and meaninglessness of Suicide Day for the first time in its history. He considers that he might now pass the time by gazing out of his riverbank window at the moon. With the purple and white belt, he wants to hang back. Not going at all. Shadrack is now making one more effort to convince him to make a suicide call on January 3, 1941, which is National Suicide Day. This time, he offers folks a tidy, compassionate way to pass away. His bell had a tinny, impassion less tone, and his rope was badly tied. His voice lost its bite, and he was unconcerned whether he helped them or not. His guest had passed away and would no longer visit. Shadrack emerges as a leader who challenges his followers to prove their mettle in the final moments. He incites their pride and urges them to banish the worst evil—fear of dying. In the current research paper, the author examines Toni Morrison's work Sula from the viewpoints of both feminism and the literature of African-American women. In the specific context of the protagonist's relationships with others and with herself, it makes an effort to investigate, using a New Critic method, the obvious presence of the forces of love and death throughout the tale.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kirti. Toni Morrison's novel Sula: A critical analysis of the writings. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(7):497-500.