Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

by

Tomi Adeyemi

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Children of Blood and Bone: Prologue Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
An unnamed narrator recounts white-haired Mama and they joyful home they once shared. The narrator remembers when Baba was chained and dragged away, and Mama was hung and taken away.
The intensity of this memory demonstrates the haunting power of violent images and memories. Such violence is especially impactful when it is directed against loved ones. It leaves a lasting memory of fear and pain.
Themes
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Cycles of Violence Theme Icon