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  • The Bluest Eye Rhetorical Analysis

    Morrison’s novel, The Bluest Eye, is about the Problem of middle-class people ideas of beauty on a female of an African American girls. Her novel came about after Morrison talked with someone who wanted to have blue eyes, the novel shows a girl, Pecola Breedlove, who wanted love and to be taken into a world that doesn’t care about people of her race. Author Shelley Wong’s in her Article Transgression as Poesis in The Bluest Eye talks about the different ways in which Morrison wrote her novels…

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  • Character Analysis: The Bluest Eye

    Jackie Lenane American Lit. Dr. Davis 04/28/16 The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, is a story of three young African American girls, Pecola Breedlove and Claudia MacTeer, who struggle against a culture that defines them as ugly and/or invisible. In a world where white, blond-haired, blue-eyed females are the ideal, the girls are isolated. The main character in the book, Pecola, desperately wants to be accepted in society and therefore becomes obsessive about obtaining this…

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  • Red Eye Film Analysis

    Red Eye is quite possibly my favorite non-slasher from Wes Craven. It's full of suspense, dread and in my opinion some of the best acting to come out of 2005. Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy carry this film on pure chemistry and intensely memorable performances that linger after viewing, coupled with Wes Craven's growth is a director which is very apparent when viewing this film so soon after some of his earlier works. I hadn't seen this film since the year it was released and was excited to…

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  • Work: The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison

    Name: Samuel Huang Major Works Data Sheet This form must be typed. Title of the Work: The Bluest Eye Author: Toni Morrison Date of Publication: 1970 (2007) Genre: Novel Historical information about the Setting: The novel takes place in Ohio after the Great Depression in the United States. There is still racial discrimination going on around this time and blacks still have fewer opportunities than whites. The fewer opportunities led to an economic insecurity for the blacks, which led to…

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  • The Great Gatsby And The Bluest Eye Analysis

    Scott Fitzgerald, and The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison, a very similar message about society develops throughout the lives of the characters. Both of the main characters in these books, struggle with self perception and identity because of societal standards. Gatsby and Pecola differ vastly in terms of social status, but they both face obstacles with their self perception and desire for acceptance that makes them similar in many ways. The Great Gatsby and The Bluest Eye portray how society…

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  • Analysis Of Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye'

    In the bluest eye a little girl receives a doll for Christmas that she doesn’t want. Throughout the story she complains about the expectations placed on her and rebels by treating the doll and others differently than the way people expect her to. Toni Morrison uses the Christmas gift, the doll, to highlight what she perceives to be proof that gender is socially constructed and is used to control women. When the little girl receives the doll for Christmas she is unsure how to act towards it and…

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  • Analysis Of The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison

    The Bluest Eye is written by Toni Morrison, in 1970. This book aimed toward exposing the destructive idea that black skin, and black culture were inherently ugly. Also, it is about how black community hates itself simply for not being white. Morrison starts this novel with Dick and Jane text. Dick Jane text often represent basal reader. The Dick and Jane represented white wealth and white beauty. In this book, the Dick and Jane are representations of the development of the black lives. Also,…

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  • The Importance Of Cleanliness In The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison

    Through the experiences of the black characters in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, the damages of white femininity are exposed. Throughout the book, white girls and white movie stars often embody standards of cleanliness and beauty by containing funkiness (blackness) and creating order. Morrison often substitutes whiteness for cleanliness and demonstrates the dangers of this mixture in how the black female characters witness the supposed beauty and vulnerability of white girls and movie stars.…

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  • Character Analysis: The Bluest Eyes By Toni Morrison

    In the novel The Bluest Eyes by Toni Morrison the theme is appearance, the black characters in the novel have been taught their whole lives to trust that whiteness is the perfection of attractiveness. The characters in the story are constantly subjected to images of Caucasian people through books, candy, toys, and movies. In the beginning of the book we see the characters Pecola and Frieda rave over Shirley temple’s beauty, and later in the story we find out Mrs. Breedlove goes to the movies and…

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  • The Importance Of Education In The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison

    opinion there is always bound to be another with strong refutations opposing the will of the other. Toni Morrison has produced a novel that hinges on harsh reality and unsubtle triggers that divide at the questions of educational value. The Bluest Eye due to its abusive nature should not be taught in high school classrooms. As, it displays extreme vulgarity, cases of abuse, and violence. The students may or may not relate to Pecola, however, the Morrison novel presents too many challenges to…

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