Excavating the Past: Rememories and Healing in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Rosilene Cássia Freitas de Aquino


This essay discusses the possibility of the combination of the social with the aesthetic functions of African American literature. It analyses how the main characters of  Morrison’s Beloved are portrayed not just as individual and fictional types, but also as collective and historical ones, through which African American historical memory and culture are revealed in slavery time.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17851/1982-0739.10.0.196-201


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ISSN 1415-594X (impressa) / ISSN 1982-0739 (eletrônica)

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