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by Toni Morrison

Sula Gender Quotes

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Quote #10

"I always understood how you could take a man. Now I understand why you can't keep none." "Is that what I'm supposed to do? Spend my life keeping a man?" "They worth keeping, Sula." "They ain't worth more than me. . . ." (1940.57-10.60)

Sula's self-worth prevents her from succumbing to the pressures associated with her gender. Does this possibly make her the hero of the novel?

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