Pages 86–113: Summary and Analysis
Stamp Paid: an older, ex-slave who is part of the Underground Railroad and ferries Sethe, with the new-born Denver, over the river to freedom
Ella: another freed slave, a contemporary of Stamp Paid’s, who helps Sethe and Denver once they’ve crossed the river to freedom and arrive at Baby Suggs’ home in Ohio
Lady Jones: a light-skinned, free black who runs the children’s school that the then seven-year-old Denver attends for a year
Nelson Lord: Denver’s classmate, who innocently asks her about the murder, Sethe’s imprisonment, and Denver’s accompanying her mother to jail
Sethe feels she needs a ceremony to lay down her...
(The entire section is 522 words.)