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What's the significance of water in Toni Morrison's Beloved? How can you relate that to the importance of history in the novel?

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1. http://www.luminarium.org/contemporary/tonimorrison/beloved.htm (a very brief review)

2. http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0403/is_2_44/ai_53260178 (an article)

3. http://www.homework-online.com/beloved/index.asp (A Homework Online Study Guide)

As for the symbolism of water. by analogy, water stands as a mediator between life and death, with a two-way positive and negative flow of creation and dwestruction. (from A Dictionary of Symbols, by J. E. Cirlot)

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