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Sula by Toni Morrison is a compelling novel about a self-confident woman called Sula In this book Sula shares an important relationship with Nel In this relationship both girls share everything from perception judgments secrets and even crimes In this book Toni Morrison mentions a few scenes about violence that probably affected Sulas life and the characters around here The book Sula was written in a time when there was prejudice against blacks In the book we hear about Helenes prejudice trip on the trains and other events of prejudice The author also tells us that Sulas house is vibrant and active The author calls Sulas house the peace house and the residents of the house are always arguing Her house is a household of throbbing disorder constantly awry with things people voices and the slamming of doors 52 In the house there is a lack of emotional support and we hear scenes about how Hannah had multiple relationships with the men of Medallion The author also makes us aware of Evas love towards her children but also mentions her cruelty towards the family Morrison talks about Eva cruelty when she decides to burn Plum Before Eva decided to burn Plum she was rocking him and they got into a verbal and physical battle We are told when Plum was getting ready to leave that Eva rolled a bit of newspaper into a tight stick about six inches long lit it and threw it onto the bed where the kerosene-soaked Plum47 Eva watched in amazement while the flames engulfed him In the book we also hear about Nel and Sula battle with the boys These particular boys caught Nel once and pushed her from hand to hand until they grew tired of the frightened helpless face54 In one incident with the boys Sula pulls out a knife and threatened to stab the boys if they attack them again The author also mentions an incident
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