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by Toni Morrison

Discussion & Essay Questions

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching SulaTeacher Pass

Teaching Sula Teacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions

  1. Consider Sula's full name "Sula Peace."  What is the significance of Sula's name?  How does Sula both destroy and create peace in Bottom?  Write an essay that explores the importance of Sula's name in the creation of her character.