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This story took place many years ago, around the times of when racism was still happening in our country. Pecola would see how the white people lived, with their new cars and fancy dresses.
The women had blonde hair and blue eyes, unlike Pecola who had brown hair and eyes. I think that she envied this from the white girls. When it was autumn and cold outside, Pecola had to warm her bed with her silhouette and she wouldn The Bluest Eye was a story about a little black girl named Pecola Breedlove.
It seems as though life was tough for her. In the book it seems as though Pecola thinks that if she had blonde hair and blue eyes, if she became a different race she would fit in with society.
I found this book interesting to see how Pecola viewed others. I went on to read almost all of the other books by Morrison, so I obviously enjoyed it. But the story still impacted me in that I became more aware of tho I read this book in high school for an independent study, and I still remember it.
But the story still impacted me in that I became more aware of those unspoken standards in our culture and had more of a heart for those who feel inadequate because of something someone else imposed on them.
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The ensemble cast of characters each bear distinctive traits that keep the reader from getting confused between so many people in such a condensed story.
I particularly liked how the story continues after the title-character expires. The way Morrison weaves time, place, and characters is worth studying.Toni Morrison the Bluest Eye. Beauty and The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison‘s novel, The Bluest Eye contributes to the study of the American novel by bringing to light an unflattering side of American history.
The story of a young black girl named Pecola, growing up in Lorain, Ohio in clearly illustrates the fact that the “American Dream” was not available to everyone. The Bluest Eye is a novel written by Toni Morrison in Morrison, a single mother of two sons, wrote the novel while she taught at Howard University.
The novel is set in and centers around the life of an African-American girl named Pecola who grows up during the years following the Great Depression in Lorain, Ohio. Due to her mannerisms and dark skin, she is consistently regarded as "ugly".
- Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye In the novel, The Bluest Eye, the author, Toni Morrison, tells the tragic story of Pecola Breedlove. Pecola longs for acceptance from the world.
She is an innocent little girl, however, she is rejected practically by the whole world, and her own parents. Toni Morrison. The Life of Toni Morrison.
In Morrison’s literary career began when The Bluest Eye was published. Set in Morrison’s hometown, the novel received critical acclaim but failed to attract the public’s interest.
Sula, Morrison’s second novel, was published in , and because of her insightful portrayal of the. The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison Tony Morrison American novelist, Toni Morrison in her acceptance speech “Nobel Lecture,” places a great deal of importance to the power of language, as well as reminding future generations that having such power takes a lot of responsibility.
Her six major novels—The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, Sula, Tar Baby, Beloved, and Jazz—have collected nearly every major literary prize.
Morrison received the National Book Critics Circle Award in for Song of Solomon. In , Beloved was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
Her body of work was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in