Nel felt betrayed when Sula sleeps with Jude, but Sula has also felt betrayed by Nel during the Chicken Little incident. How did Nel betray Sula as regards Chicken Little’s death and what is the significance of this mutual betrayal in their lives?

this will be a literary Analysis include four citations, two from these articles and two from the novel Sula by Toni Morrison Write and 2.5-3 page essay the topic/ thesis is:

While Sula lived with the guilt of having killed chicken little, Nel never realizes she was equally to blame. Yet when Sula betrayed Nel she didn’t feel guilty for sleeping with Jude. Murder didn’t cause their friendship to end but sleeping with Jude did.

Jones, Carolyn. “‘Sula’ and ‘Beloved’: Images of Cain in the Novels of Toni Morrison – Document – Gale General OneFile.”, 3 Dec. 1993,

Morrison, Toni. Sula. London Vintage, 1973.

Pruitt, Claude. “Circling Meaning in Toni Morrison’s Sula – Document – Gale General OneFile.”, 15 May 2021,