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Beloved like many of the other books we have read has to deal with the theme of isolation There was the separation of Sethe and Denver from the rest of the world There was also the loneliness of each main character throughout the book There were also other areas of the book where the idea of detachment from something was obvious Peoples opinions about the house made them stay away and there was also the inner detachment of Sethe from herself The theme that Toni Morrison had in mind when the book was written was isolation One of the main characters suffered most from this theme of isolation indefinitely Poor Sethe Through her life she was forced to make many indelicate decisions which could have cost her her life but comparatively the only life that was lost was here daughters The way her daughter was conceived was not what Sethe wanted When a woman is raped I feel that she loses part of herself possibly a piece of dignity Sethe became detached from herself for she felt that nothing in the world could do right if something like this could happen Not only did she have to deal with that fact which created some inner isolation she also had to make the decision whether or not to kill her daughter or let her suffer through a life of slavery She made the decision to have her daughter killed This also created some detachment from herself Perhaps she felt as if her mind had deceived because she had her daughter killed But yet she knew that it was in the best interest for the child for she couldnt bare to see her child be born into a life of slavery Whenever I do something bad I feel separated from myself as if there is someone evil inside of me informing me what to do Sethe however goes through many instances where this probably happened Another
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