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God Help the Child



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Author
Morrison, Toni
Descriptors
Adolescence
Birth Parents
Motherhood
Mothers and Daughters
Pedophilia
Race Relations
Racism
Location/Setting:
United States
Time Period:
21st Century
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Summary
God Help the Child by Toni Morrison is a beautifully written story about a resilient female character who overcomes her past and finds the courage to take on her future. The story delves into some of the most sensitive, often disturbing, issues we face as a culture, including racism, pedophilia, and rape, all of which play some role in the main character’s life, shaping her into a strong female icon.
Critique
Toni Morrison presents a beautifully crafted story in this short read. The story explores many critical cultural issues within its limited pages, and leaves the reader with a lot to think about.
ISBN
978-0307594174
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# of Pages
192
Published
2015
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Reviewer's Initials: BF ED


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