Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but 18 years later she still isn’t free; instead, she’s haunted by the ghost of her daughter and memories of the past.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
11th-12th Autobiography 1150L
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Excerpt from Chapter 11