"Bit by bit ..." Quote of Toni Morrison

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Bit by bit ... she had claimed herself. Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison (b. 1931), African American novelist and essayist. Beloved, part 1 (1987). Of the heroine, Sethe, twenty-eight days after she had escaped from slavery.