Beloved is actually a quintessentially American story. Its topic slavery however may not seem to be a traditional one in American literature. The novel written by Toni Morrison is an American survivorís tale, which depicts the collective experience of slavery defined by the identity of the black community in America for years. The topic of slavery continues to be a vital part of the American consciousness today, in addition, slavery as an institution was
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Beloved is a survivor's tale that explores the American experience with slavery. Toni Morrison masterfully delves into that experience through the story of one woman. She has fictionalized the account in order to add more universal aspects to the story. Morrison accomplishes this task through the use of several devices, some traditional (digression and regression) and some more unique (interior monologues). The result is a story that holds meaning on different levels for all readers.