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her perspective is rooted in her experience and that as we immerse ourselves as readers in the milieu of her novels we need insight into her culture Demetrakopoulos Holloway 150 Toni Morrisons thoughts beliefs and morals are the basis for her many works She writes from various topics but all of them tie back to own personal experience Her viewpoint and outlook comes from her personal feelings and convictions Her life growing up as an African American woman is drastically demonstrated through her novels Morrisons main focuses range from the slavery issue and background of African Americans to Mother Love Morrison belongs to a feminist tradition a Black tradition and a humanist tradition and she merges them all in her telling and readers participate by bringing along their own traditions Toni Morrisons status as a Black woman influence her to write about the Black woman Morrisons life as a mother influences her to write about mother hood Each of Morrisons novels contain some type of love The most common is Mother Love An example is in the novel Beloved This love starts from the maternal instincts and intense love for ones child Olson 1 Sethes experiences at the plantation Sweet Home clearly demonstrate Mother Love Sethe escapes from Sweet Home and starts a new life with her mother-in-law Baby Suggs When the master finds her and comes to reclaim his possessions Sethe reaches the height of Mother Love by making a decision to save her baby from slavery Sethe look Beloveds life and saved her from a life of pain Most of Morrisons novel deal with Mother Love There are many examples of extreme love in Morrisons novels The examples of extreme love in her works show that African American mothers are strong willed and very capable of doing the unimaginable in order to give their children a chance at a good life or sparing them from a terrible one Olson 1 Sethe shows total
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