Titel: Good and Evil in Toni Morrison's "Sula"
Autoren/Herausgeber: Babette Lippmann
Ausgabe: 1., Auflage
Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,3, University of Koblenz-Landau, language: English, abstract: This term paper deals with the novel Sula by Toni Morrison. Since the novel is written by an African-American writer it contains the different association of good and evil mentioned above. In addition, Sula deals with typical African-American folklore and through this blurs the lines between good and evil. Therefore, this paper will at first explain how good and evil are understood in African-American culture. The main part is an analysis of different scenes and characters in Sula. It will show how good and evil are treated in Sula, in consideration of the given examples in the first part. In the end, a conclusion will concentrate on the different views and possible interpretations of Sula and other main characters, from a Western and African-American point of view.