Beloved Pages 169–199: Summary and Analysis

Toni Morrison

Pages 169–199: Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Mr. Bodwin: the brother of Miss Bodwin, also an anti-slavery white person who does whatever he can to help with the Underground Railroad and the newly-liberated slaves

Reverend Pike: the reverend of the store-front church where Paul D is living in the basement, also the religious leader who conducted the funerals for both Beloved and Baby Suggs

Sawyer: Sethe’s employer at the restaurant

Summary
Stamp Paid, remorseful for having read the newspaper article to Paul D, and now worried about Sethe’s well-being, goes to 124 Bluestone Road for the first time since Baby Suggs’ death. He has a hard time getting himself to knock instead of just walking in as...

(The entire section is 591 words.)