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Quotes About Sula

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Toni Morrison
“It was a fine cry - loud and long - but it had no bottom and it had no top, just circles and circles of sorrow.”
Toni Morrison, Sula

Toni Morrison
“...Sula was wrong. Hell ain't things lasting forever. Hell is change." Not only did men leave and children grow up and die, but even the misery didn't last. One day she wouldn't even have that. This very grief that had twisted her into a curve on the floor and flayed her would be gone. She would lose that too.
Why, even in hate here I am thinking of what Sula said.”
Toni Morrison, Sula
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Toni Morrison
“Carefully they replaced the soil and covered the entire grave with uprooted grass.
Neither one had spoken a word.”
Toni Morrison, Sula

Toni Morrison
“After all that carryin' on just gettin' him out and keepin' him alive he wanted to crawl back in my womb and well...I ain't got the room no more even if he could do it. There wasn't space for him in my womb (71).”
Toni Morrison, Sula
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Toni Morrison
“Shadrack rose and returned to the cot, where he fell into the first sleep of his new life. A sleep deeper than the hospital drugs; deeper than the pits of plums, steadier than the condor's wing; more tranquil than the curve of eggs.”
Toni Morrison, Sula
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