[Ebook] ➣ Song of Solomon ➩ Toni Morrison – Uroturk.info

Song of Solomon Milkman Dead Was Born Shortly After A Neighborhood Eccentric Hurled Himself Off A Rooftop In A Vain Attempt At Flight For The Rest Of His Life He, Too, Will Be Trying To Fly With This Brilliantly Imagined Novel, Toni Morrison Transfigures The Coming Of Age Story As Audaciously As Saul Bellow Or Gabriel Garc A M Rquez As She Follows Milkman From His Rustbelt City To The Place Of His Family S Origins, Morrison Introduces An Entire Cast Of Strivers And Seeresses, Liars And Assassins, The Inhabitants Of A Fully Realized Black World


10 thoughts on “Song of Solomon

  1. says:

    He walked there now strutted is the better word, for he had a high behind and an athlete stride thinking of names Surely, he thought, he and his sister had some ancestor, some lithe young man with onyx skin and legs as straight as cane stalks, who had a name that was real A name given to him at birth with love and seriousness A name that was not a joke, nor a disguise, nor a brand name Toni Morrison, Song of So


  2. says:

    Almost four whole months into 2015 and I ve finally read my first four star book You can always trust Toni Morrison to deliver even when you think all hope is lost I think Song of Solomon is my favourite Morrison novel thus far This novel just flows with greatness I feel that I enjoyed this book than let s say, Beloved, because the time period in which this is set the 1930s through to the 60s is an era


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    Have you ever considered the historical heritage and the intrinsic meaning of your name and surname What is a proper noun if not a word that carries concentrated quintessence to depict oneself Aren t people named after parents or grandparents paying homage to their own ancestry somehow There is something miraculous about the past that the future lacks All nations, maybe even the whole mankind, have managed to transform thousands and


  4. says:

    Song of Solomon begins and ends with a leap, a man hurling himself into the air, an act of surrender Book ended between these attempted acts of flight, a rich and beautiful work of literature slowly, gradually, takes wing.This is the fifth Toni Morrison book I ve read after Beloved, The Bluest Eye, Home and Sula , and I think of these five, Song of Solomon is the one that asks the most of its reader I


  5. says:

    One of my absolute favorites, partly for the following You can t own a human being You can t lose what you don t own Suppose you did own him Could you really love somebody who was absolutely nobody without you You really want somebody like that Somebody who falls apart when you walk out the door You don t, do you And neither does he You re turning over your whole life to him Your whole life, girl And if it means so little to you that you can just give i


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    4.5 5There s something to be said for stories Beyond all the talk of clich s, the bemoaning of stereotypes, the intricate and obsessive breakdown of the latest wave of hyped up mass media extravaganza that has managed to aggressively worm its way into the mob conscience Beyond the deep seated resignation at puzzle piece popularity.I don t have anything against the forthright advocates of analysis at all levels of fiction Far from it I simply believe that there is


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    You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down Toni Morrison, Song of SolomonI liked all of it and loved much of it It is an amazing piece of literature with beautifully realized characters Originally, I felt this book was on par with The Bluest Eye, but still not as strong as Beloved I now think they are ALL great Morrison novels The further I get from this book, the bigger and the bolder the shadow it casts I love how Morrison writes and how she juggles


  9. says:

    08 06 2019 Update Toni Morrison has died and while I engage in my usual requiem ritual of listening to Al Green s Take Me To The River, I immediately came back to my experience reading this book Though she s dead what s important is that we still have her books, her words, and the site of her memory I read this book back in 2015 and she immediately became an old friend Not one for modesty, her work is an authentic and commanding portrait of human life This book in particular was my world and


  10. says:

    Toni Morrison is perhaps the most important writer living today and Song of Solomon is perhaps the best novel of the last 50 years of American life Despite the high standing of both novel and author, there are many that chide both for delving too far into the world of African American mythology The book, according to a reviewer on this very website, bitterly states that Song of Solomon is fable than novel Attempting to paint the novel as fable undercuts its central mission to highlight t


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