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In many of the text’s we’ve read, gender circumscribes women in domestic spaces and or to domestic dependancies: Cass waiting for someone like Richard to take her from her Father’s house, Ida on Rufus to take her from hers. In The Bluest Eye Pecola is “restricted by youth and sex” and therefore “experimented with methods of endurance,”(Morrison 43) unlike her brother, Sammy, who frequently runs away from the abusive household. Beloved opens by narrating the fact that by 1873 only only Sethe and Denver are left to experience the 124’s spitefulness. In the brief narration of Howard and Bulgar’s departures (3), what does Morrison seem to be suggesting about genders obligations, tethers, and relations to freedom (in considering this question more broadly it might also be worth thinking about/keeping in mind Cholly’s freedom (Bluest Eye 159))?