- Morrison, Toni. Beloved.. unknown: unknown, 1987.
The Question and Answer section for Beloved is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This quote illustrates the great love Sethe had for her daughter.... a love that was more powerful than anything else in her life.
Halle spent five years working on the Sabbath to purchase his mother's freedom.... something Sethe found endearing.
From the text:
"Maybe that was why she chose him. A twenty-year-old man so in love with his mother he gave up five years of...
Sethe chose "Dearly Beloved" from the religious invocations used at the funeral. It is unknown when Beloved was actually named.