Women's Rights In The Bluest Eye

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Traditionally, self-sufficient authors have the tendency to write passages/novels that oftentimes becomes a reference to one or, several historical (also political) views. Such views can assist a writer into creating a story that helps the reader comprehend the novel with help of experience connoted to the past. The bluest eye, written by the eminent Toni Morrison, has those historical and political aspects such as women’s right and the reformation of negative situations that women and families underwent in the past.

Based on the novel, Morrison demonstrate relations between families that are domestically violent and neglected. Such relations were conventional in the era of 1948 - 1998 which was the era that introduced the Women’s Right movement, illustrating exactly what women fought for - the freedom of rights. These rights opposed degrading inequalities including married women and their belitted position in law, all women who were not allowed to vote,
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Another disenfranchisement was the fact that women were robbed of their self - confidence and self - respect, and were totally depended on men. The fact that there was no voice for women limited Mrs. Breedlove’s right to say no. “ No less did Cholly need her. She was one of the fes things abhorrent to him that he could touch and therefore hurt” (pg. 42).

In conclusion, the women’s right had an important significance when it came to The Bluest Eyes, by Toni Morrison. The book connotes to several incidents that occurred during the women’s right movement 1948-1998. As the movement resurged, women gained more and more power - both in the workplace and in the household. Toni Morrison illustrates a couple of those powerment which were found in the families in the

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