Song Of Solomon
Song of Solomon
All over the world, there are people who choose to live different lifestyles. Some people live only to be wealthy and rich while others are content with themselves no matter how poor they are. In Toni Morrison?s novel, Song of Solomon, there are characters that represent people from all over the world. Macon Dead, his sister, Pilate, and his son, Milkman, differ from one another by the outlooks they have on life.
Macon Dead?s outlook on life is to be successful despite anyone?s feelings. He is seen as a hard working African man. He does not have a true bond with any character in this story. For example, he tries to get rid of his son, Milkman, during his wife?s pregnancy. He did not want another child, but as Milkman gets older, he uses him to help his business become more successful. He is a very materialistic man and wants as much money as he possibly can have. For instance, when Macon hears that Henry Porter, one of his clients, is fixing to kill himself, Macon goes to
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