Topic for discussion: Week 6
Why do you think Toni Morrison refers to Sethe's house as "124" all the time? What is the significance of the number?
(I stumbled across this on the internet, so I don't expect you to pull the answer out of thin air. If you're intrigued, do some Googling and see if you can figure it out. It shows how seemingly insignificant choices on the part of a writer can really be very deliberate!)