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Home by Toni Morrison tells the story of Frank Money, a Korean war veteran. It follows his life after he is discharged from the army. Frank is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, has...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2019 12:31 am UTC

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Morrison often incorporates supernatural elements (ghosts, phantoms, apparitions) in her narratives, and her novel Home is no exception. Set in a racially divided America in the 1950s, Home tells...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2021 8:53 pm UTC

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Frank and Cee have both lived their entire lives without any physical or geographical sense of belonging. The threat of homelessness and repeated instances of being uprooted are constant throughout...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2020 8:43 pm UTC

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Toni Morrison's Home explores how systems of white supremacy, patriarchy, and the military displace and uproot the lives of everyday people seeking security and respite from violence. The novel,...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2019 7:02 pm UTC

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To some extent, Frank uses toxic masculinity as a shield to protect himself from the many traumatic experiences he's endured throughout his life. For instance, when he was a young boy, he witnessed...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2020 11:07 am UTC

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Written by American novelist Toni Morrison, Home tells the story of Frank Money, a twenty-four-year-old black Korean war veteran, who journeys across America to save his younger sister Cee from an...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2020 4:20 pm UTC

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In Toni Morrison’s Home, Ethel serves as a model of the new American woman, one who is self-sufficient and respected in society and thus feels a sense of self-worth. Ethel comes into Cee’s life at...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2019 5:58 pm UTC

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The general theme in Toni Morrison's novel Home is a combat soldier's difficulty adjusting after returning home from war. Morrison's narrative is explicit in describing the dehumanized state of...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2017 4:37 pm UTC

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With its complex structure and switching between narrators, Toni Morrison’s novel does not present a linear narrative of the characters’ lives. This structure can present challenges to tracing a...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2019 5:08 am UTC

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Your teacher obviously wanted your opinion on this novel, so consider the following ideas I will give you but please come to your own conclusions after reading both the novel and these comments....

Latest answer posted January 22, 2014 10:38 pm UTC

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The very first chapter, which contains a memory that Frank Money has of his childhood when he was with his little sister, uses a number of different gothic tropes to explore the unsettling and...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2013 5:48 am UTC

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