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Download God Help the Child Read & download º PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Þ Toni Morrison Toni Morrison Þ 2 Review Son to be set in our current moment weaves a tale about the way the 35 stars No matter how hard we try to ignore it the mind always knows truth and wants clarity Toni Morrison God Help The ChildIt took me a while to write this review mainly because I was trying to find the right words I ve read most of Morrison s books There was something about it that did not feel very much like her other books That s not to say an author has to stick to one writing style but there were some parts of the book that caught me off guard Structurally this felt uite different from her other books with fast paced sections and a couple of loose ends though it wasn t that evident at firstThe novella focuses on Bride a woman with blue black skin Ignored and neglected by her mother and not shown any love because of her black skin she was accepted as a successful adult in the beauty industry I sold my elegant blackness to all those childhood ghosts and now they pay me for it I have to say forcing those tormentors the real ones and others like them to drool with envy when they see me is than payback It s glory At first I thought this book was going along the lines of The Bluest Eye in that it discusses colourismRegardless of how often I read about colourism it always surprises me how prevalent it can be and how it can in this case stop a light skinned black woman from showing any love to her dark skinned daughter I came across this painting the other day A Reden o de Cam by Modesto Brocos which summarizes how worrying colourism is Yet colourism wasn t a theme that was as developed as I expected it would be Perhaps it s because the book was a pretty fast paced bookDespite this book not being as strong as Morrison s others I still uite liked it I especially liked the conversation about how our childhood can haunt us and can often play a huge role in our adult life Each will cling to a sad little story of hurt and sorrow some long ago trouble and pain life dumped on their pure and innocent selves And each one will rewrite that story forever knowing the plot guessing the theme inventing its meaning and dismissing its origin What a waste The main characters both carry burdens from their childhood burdens they haven t properly acknowledged For example Booker Bride s boyfriend looks to his intelligence as a way of not confronting his childhood trauma Yet it causes problems I risk nothing I sit on a throne and identify signs of imperfections in others I ve been charmed by my own intelligence and the moral positions I ve taken along with the insolence that accompanies them But where is the brilliant research the enlightening books the masterpieces I used to dream of producing Nowhere Instead I write notes about the shortcomings of others Easy So easy I wish this had been longer or at least that some of the loose ends had been completed I still had many uestions

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Download God Help the Child Read & download º PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Þ Toni Morrison Toni Morrison Þ 2 Review Spare and unsparing God Help the Child the first novel by Toni Morri When I took a grad school class on Toni Morrison I started a pretentious I know tradition of 9 word reviews of her work Look I was young and she had written 9 books at the time Anyway I ll do the same hereEverybody is fucked up There s usually a good reasonThen I ll cheat and add that Toni Morrison is a national treasure and I m so thankful to have her books in my life

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Download God Help the Child Read & download º PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Þ Toni Morrison Toni Morrison Þ 2 Review Sufferings of childhood can shape and misshape the life of the adult Toni s passing this year was a sad moment for me I read all her books again and this is my first reading of God Help The Child It is a beautiful love story full of blood and viscera but still optimistic and life affirming The story of Booker and Bride is one that I will not soon forget Of course the writing is a pleasure to read and savor Toni Morrison s swan song is one of her truly great additions to the canon of great American literature

  • Hardcover
  • 178
  • God Help the Child
  • Toni Morrison
  • English
  • 06 April 2019
  • 9780307594174