Sula Questions and Answers
by Toni Morrison

Start Your Free Trial

What college did Sula attend? Did Sula ever use her education or finish her education?

Expert Answers info

ladyvols1 eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2008

write1,485 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Science

Sula returns back to the "Bottoms" after 10 years away. In that time she attended college in Nashville, TN.  When she graduated from Fisk University she takes the long "high-heeled trek up the birdshit-soaked street."  "Armed with a college education and an edgy cynicism, Sula is an outcast from the start. Her status as a woman without a man and a woman without children simply...

(The entire section contains 207 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


check Approved by eNotes Editorial


zumba96 | Student

Sula returns to the Bottom after 10 years of getting her college education, however I am not sure if the book specifies this. As she ventures back to the Bottom, she is educated yet she does not have a husband or kids which does not make sense in the Bottom. Sula is a free bird and has her own ideals which often clash with those in the Bottom that lead them to believe that Sula is an evil to all of them.