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Yhemes of Love and Death in Sula

1941 pp. 150-162
Vocabulary:: flaccid, malevolence, dirge, steeping, dwindled, relinquished, compulsion, unsullied, unimpassioned

Discussion: How is what happened at the tunnel related to the Civil Rights Movement?

Image: Tunnel

Death Chart: People of Bottom

Timeline:
Death of people of Bottom in tunnel demonstration

1965 pp162-174
Vocabulary: sludge, luxurious, tranquility, serenity, contentment

Image: "A soft ball of fur broke and scattered like dandelion spores in the breeze." (Sula p. 174)

Love Chart: Nel realizes her truest affection has been for Sula

Death Chart:
1. Eva dies of old age
2. the Bottom changes
Timeline: Eva dies
Sociogram: Complete
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The Theme of Love in Sula
The Theme of Death in Sula
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Urban Dreams
OUSD Curriculum Unit
Themes of Love & Death in Sula
Subject: English
Grade Level: 9th

Lesson Plan Author:
L. Delaney
School: Skyline High