Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison deals specifically with the legacy of slavery in her book Beloved. The main character in this novel， a former slave called Sethe， lives in Ohio in the years following the Civil War， but she cannot free herself from her horrific memories. Through a series of flashbacks and bitter reminiscences， the reader learns how and why Sethe escaped from the plantation she had lived on； the fate of her husband， who also tried to escape； and finally， what happened to the child called Beloved. Morrison's scenes of torture and murder are vivid and strongly convey the desperation of the slaves and the cruelty of their owners.
Beloved is set__________.
A.on a slave ship
B.on a plantation before the Civil War
C.in Ohio after the Civil War
D.in an African town
【答案解析】 答案选C.本题问的是：“宠儿”的设置背景是什么？根据本段的第二句话：a former slave called Sethe， lives in Ohio in the years following the Civil War.可知其背景是在内战之后的俄亥俄州。因此C是正确的答案。