Toni Morrison's novels Beloved, The Bluest Eye, and Song of Solomon
, Book Report/Review
...Ann Mason and Lee Smith, University
of Missouri Press, Columbia, MO.
Gates, Henry Louis Jr. & K. A. Appiah, (eds). 1993, Toni
Morrison: Critical Perspectives Past... Discuss the interrelationship between trauma, memory and narrative in Toni Morrison's novels Beloved, The Bluest Eye, and Song of Solomon. Throughout Toni Morrison's Beloved, The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon,
trauma1, memory2 and narrative3 are interwoven to produce common strands on
non-linear meaning and inter-textual cross-referencing. Trauma, in each of the
novels, triggers a kind of narrative propulsion towards a new level of meaning,
often serving as a catalyst, sign post or predicate to a moment of revel...