The Distorted View of Sethe on Motherhood and Its Impact on Her Decision to Kill Her Children in Beloved, a Novel by Toni Morrison

In fiction, the typical image of maternity is that of a mother doting and loving her children unconditionally. Yet, when women write about the subject of motherhood, they complicate and draw criticisms of the standard mentality of maternity. When any toxic dimensions, such as slavery, interfere with motherhood, the issue of being a mom when … Read more

The Distorted View of Sethe on Motherhood and Its Impact on Her Decision to Kill Her Children in Beloved, a Novel by Toni Morrison

In fiction, the typical image of maternity is that of a mother doting and loving her children unconditionally. Yet, when women write about the subject of motherhood, they complicate and draw criticisms of the standard mentality of maternity. When any toxic dimensions, such as slavery, interfere with motherhood, the issue of being a mom when … Read more