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The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye is Toni Morrison s first novel, a book heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision Set in the author s girlhood hometown of Lorain, Ohio, it tells the story of black, eleven year old Pecola Breedlove Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue eyed children in America In the autumn of 1941, the year the marigolds in the Breedloves garden do not bloom Pecola s life does change in painful, devastating ways.What its vivid evocation of the fear and loneliness at the heart of a child s yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment The Bluest Eye remains one of Tony Morrisons s most powerful, unforgettable novels and a significant work of American fiction.


10 thoughts on “The Bluest Eye

  1. Samadrita Samadrita says:

    Just a few days ago I happened to have a conversation with someone quite a well read person too who said quite casually, almost in an offhand manner, how he found books written by women uninteresting On prodding him for the reason behind his disinterest , he replied that books written by women just do not engage him I didn t have the heart to ask him why a second time.And there it sat between us, this know


  2. Summer Summer says:

    Toni Morrison doesn t get the respect she deserves and has rightfully earned I think that part of this has to do with the unfortunate connotations people have regarding Oprah s Book Club and part of it stems from, if not outright racism and misogyny, than the racist and misogynist assumptions that Morrison is popular only because she is a nonwhite woman, liberal guilt etc The latter is false Toni Morrison has won


  3. brian brian says:

    well, i m experiencing severe bookface fatigue and wasn t gonna report on this until i read this cool as shit bookster s review checked out the reviews on for the bluest eye and listed some excerpts Toni Morrison is the most overrated author in America, it s only because of Oprah the most overrated personality in America that she is popular You know, I know blacks have had a hard time in this worldI m not naivebut there


  4. Rowena Rowena says:

    Being a minority in both caste and class, we moved about anyway on the hem of life, struggling to consolidate our weaknesses and hang on, or to creep singly up into the major folds of the garment Our peripheral existence, however, was something we had learned to deal with probably because it was abstract Toni Morrison, The Bluest EyeI m rereading Morrison s books in chronological order in 2016 and I created a private group here


  5. Michael Finocchiaro Michael Finocchiaro says:

    Toni Morrison is one of my favorite authors I discovered her writing with Beloved for which have a copy signed by her at a reading in Brooklyn of Jazz decades ago In The Bluest Eye, she looks at the intersection of racism, self hatred, poverty, and sexuality with realism and her beautifully descriptive writing style By the time winter had stiffened itself into a hateful knot that nothing could loosen, something did loosen it, or rather


  6. Thu Thu says:

    When we finished this book, about half the class including me were infuriated at Morrison for humanizing certain characters that caused Pecola to suffer the most Is she saying what they did was okay Is she telling us they weren t to blame and we should feel sorry for them I remember writing my objective and tone neutral in class essay while trying to stifle my own feelings of resentment I know now that the answers to those two questions were no


  7. Kenny Kenny says:

    4.5 5 Along with the idea of romantic love, she was introduced to another physical beauty Probably the most destructive ideas in the history of human thought Both originated in envy, thrived in insecurity, and ended in disillusion Toni Morrison, The Bluest EyeI have several reading goals for 2019 get some big books off my Want to Read list, explore Asian writing, and visit authors I have missed along my reading journey One of the most glaring omissio


  8. Navidad Thélamour Navidad Thélamour says:

    his mother did not like him to play with niggers She had explained to him the difference between colored people and niggers They were easily identifiable Colored people were neat and quiet niggers were dirty and loudThe line between colored and nigger was not always clear subtle and telltale signs threatened to erode it, and the watch had to be constant.While I was not the biggest fan of Morrison s style in this novel, I did fully appreciate the dagger sharp i


  9. Brian Brian says:

    I saw this tweet a couple of weeks ago Going through life white, male, middle class and American is like playing a video game on easy mode For those of us born into this how many chances do we get to fuck things up and still come out just fine An almost infinite amount, apparently Toni Morrison wants those of us born with that winning life lotto combo ticket to experience the opposite of that life track in a world that encompasses, in her words, the far tragic and dis


  10. Sean Barrs the Bookdragon Sean Barrs the Bookdragon says:

    I ve read a lot of fucked things in literature, though it is extremely rare that I read something so messed up that it makes me hate the book.It takes a lot to put me off I read Lolita without any complaints about the paedophilia because sometimes it is necessary to show despicable things in order to create art I ve read stage pieces by Sarah Kane which involve genital mutilation and all sorts of brutal sex acts, but, again, it was necessary for the piece Shakespeare s Titus A


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