The Question and Answer section for Sula is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The town is described a wealthy white community in Ohio. This wealthy white community is juxtaposed to the poor black community in the hills above Medallion.
Sula’s death leaves the neighbors without a scapegoat or an example against which they can govern their actions. Sula, as the social pariah of the Bottom, long symbolized everyone’s conception of evil and badness. Her death leaves people without a...
Tar Baby is drinking himself to death in Eva's home. He wants to die privately, but he also doesn't want to die alone.