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...erve others'. This connection allows the audience to feel empathy towards Sula. Sula's pride did lead to her downfall, just as it led to Eva's. So, is it true what Eva said to Sula? "Pride go'eth before a fall" (Sula 1937.44). Can pride be defined as an antagonist trait? With people or are there times pride is a protagonist trait? Toni Morrison has provoked these questions, they aren't easy to answer. Challenging questions create a bond between character and audience. It is the audience who interprets, decides, and continues to question who they are, and what the meaning of life really is.
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