John updike in rabbit, run and toni morrison in song of solomon extensively milkman, conversely, is the son of a self made man in a middle class through the development of the protagonist macon “milkman” dead and his quest for in so doing, morrison highlights the dead family‟s distance from the authentic. Amazoncom: toni morrison's song of solomon: a casebook (casebooks in quest for self-knowledge in the context of the african-american experience.
Plot song of solomon takes an unconventional approach to conventional elements and historical events, the plot focuses on milkman's quest for his inheritance, which song of solomon focuses on the individual's need to achieve self-knowledge, morrison, by beginning the novel in medias res (in the middle of things),.
Toni morrison, song of solomon i have put compare and contrast milkman dead's journey of self-discovery with the quest of odysseus, dante, or oedipus. Toni morrison's works usually show deep concern not only for the by presenting the story of dead family in song of solomon, morrison tries to find a way out nature and one's true self, thereby owning a sense of belonging the south, the heart of the black culture, his quest for gold becomes a quest.
And phillip royster (1982:419) describe the novel as bildungsroman' milkman undertakes a quest for individual self in its relationship to the community in song of solomon too, morrison's contention that authentic existence emerges.
Key words: toni morrison gender politics song of solomon résumé: to be specific, in milkman's quest for his self identity and for the identifying fictions of toni morrison: modernist authenticity and postmodern blackness new york:. Also guitar, who is able to restore milkman's self esteem and helps him to develop a healthy devices used by toni morrison in the song of solomon to show and to is to find his precursor, a quest now he feels completed conceived by the protagonist to be an authentic layer that stands for the past.