Amy Denver is a white woman, who flees from her indentured servitude in an attempt to get to Boston and purchase some velvet. She encounters Sethe when Sethe is almost dying of exhaustion, pregnant, and running from Sweet Home. Amy cares for Sethe and helps get her to the Ohio River and freedom. She also helps Sethe give birth to Denver, who Sethe names after her.
Amy Denver Character Timeline in Beloved
The timeline below shows where the character Amy Denver appears in Beloved. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 9