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The Bluest EyeHere is the little black girl She Has Dreams And A Fertile Imagination She dreams and a fertile imagination She a otential conduit for excellence in the world But she is the inheritor of athological trauma that is centu 365 The Bluest Eye Toni MorrisonThe Bluest Eye is a novel written by Toni Morrison in 1970 Morrison a single mother of two sons wrote the novel while she taught at Howard University The novel is set in 1941 and centers around the life of a young African American girl named Pecola who grows up during the years following the Great Depression in Lorain Ohio Due to Pecola s harsh characteristics and Great Depression in Lorain Ohio Due to Pecola s harsh characteristics and skin she is consistently regarded as ugly As a result she develops an inferiority complex which fuels her desire for the blue eyes she euates with whiteness The oint of view of the novel switches between the erspective of claudia macteer the daughter of perspective of Claudia MacTeer the daughter of s foster arents and a third Huumetsaarin jouluyö person narrator with inset narratives in the firsterson Due to controversial topics in the book including racism incest and child molestation there have been numerous attempts to ban it from schools and libraries 2008 1385 264 9648072043 20 1385 310 96484056205 20 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 uestions were no and no What Morrison wanted us to do was not Retail. De digitale hysterie voorbij pardon the terrible acts of her characters or brush them off as simply tragedy but to understand where these characters came fromsychologically and what made them the the way they are People are driven by motivations sometimes selfless sometimes self serving and sometimes cruel When I think about this now I m absolutely floored I don t think any work of fiction has ever taught me this huge a lesson about human nature than this one Morrison is a brilliant writer and this will Η γραφομηχανούλα - Nietzsche ex Machina probably always be one of my favorite novels 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 Morris. 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 Pecolarays for he.

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On is the most overrated author in America it s only because of Oprah the most overrated ersonality in America that she is opular You know I know blacks have had a hard time in this worldI m not naivebut there s a right and wrong way to tell us about your roblems This book is an example of the wrong way To me it came off as reachy and heavy handed Once again Toni Morrison uts an of diatribes and it came off as and heavy handed Once again Toni Morrison uts an assortment of diatribes and angst into book form and masuerades it as literature with a moral message What is actually between the covers of the book is 150 ages of the gross aspects of sex and femine hygene That is not what makes brillant writing The Bluest Eye does not celebrate the beauty of the black individual but instead simply and grotesuely trashes white characteristics ie blonde straight hairblue eyes So if a little blonde haired blue eyed girl reads this book is she supposed to feel ashamed to have these characteristics I think it s terrible that Oprah Winfrey would recommend a book as anti white as this It s not as bad as some black literature that blames everything on white 4000 Meilen durch die USA: Meine Reise zu den großen Fragen des Lebens people but it s closeeople are dicks yeah not too controversial genocide and war and rape and stalin and the crusades and inuisition and blah fucking blah yeah i know we also have amnesty international and the sistine chapel and mexican food and rosario dawson but you read the above and kinda wish that the fear and war mongerers are right and that iran would just nuke out the whole Interior Designs: An Adult Coloring Book with Beautifully Decorated Houses, Inspirational Room Designs, and Relaxing Modern Architecture planet ahem anyway i m not here to answer the jackassrickfucks who find the bluest eye to be racist or anti white or a masuerade they re just idiots it s this whole oprah thing i mean these are the same kinds of fools who get very smug and happy attacking the literary canon while sucking off eually canonized outsiders such as hunter thompson thomas Gläsern pynchon DFW etc writers i enjoy but have no illusion that they re any the outsider than is john updike in other wordseople who feel it s any different to deliberately swim against the stream as it is to swim with it so all you haters of oprah s bookclub a favor Detention of Doom please just SHUT UP ALREADY or is it just so irritating that oprahut leo tolstoy on the nytimes best seller list and faulkner and garcia maruez yeah that s some evil shit i mean getting hockey moms to read the road rather than some shit with fabio on the cover sorry hockey moms has gott. R 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 ainful devastating wa. A be up there with the alien and sedition act in terms of evils erpetrated on the good citizens of this country Toni Morrison doesn t get the respect she deserves and citizens of this country Toni Morrison doesn t get the respect she deserves and rightfully earned I think that art of this has to do with the unfortunate connotations eople have regarding Oprah s Book Club and art of it stems from if not outright racism and misogyny than the racist and misogynist assumptions that Morrison is Friedrich Barbarossa (Gestalten Des Mittelalters Und Der Renaissance) (German Edition) popular only because she is a nonwhite woman liberal guilt etc The latter is false Toni Morrison has won the Pulitzer and the Nobel because she is an excellent authorNB Before I get jumped on by total strangers for making assumptions about Morrison s detractors these are actual comments about her books from comToni Morrison is the most overrated author in America it s only because of Oprah the most overratedersonality in America that she is opularYou know I know blacks have had a hard time in this worldI m not naivebut there s a right and wrong way to tell us about your roblems This book is an example of the wrong way To me it came off as reachy and heavy handedOnce again Toni Morrison uts an assortment of diatribes and racial angst into book form and masuerades it as literature with a moral messageWhat is actually between the covers of the book is 150 ages of the gross aspects of sex and femine hygene That is not what makes brillant writingThe Bluest Eye does not celebrate the beauty of the black individual but instead simply and grotesuely trashes white characteristics ie blonde straight hairblue eyes So if a little blonde haired blue eyed girl reads this book is she supposed to feel ashamed to have these characteristicsI think it s terrible
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Oprah Winfrey would recommend a as anti white as this It s not as bad as some black literature that blames everything on white eople but it s closeIt s foolish to assume that the thoughts and experiences of women and of nonwhite American citizens is not worthy of writing about and reviewers that slam the book as anti white completely miss the oint of themes of cultural hegemony internalized hatred taboos in beauty and sexuality oppression etc And it s just darned lazy to discount this book s beautiful use of multiple narratives and excellent turns of hrase Morrison s literature often makes me angry and depressed but not as angry and depressed as some of the reviews YsWhat 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 Toni Morrisons's most owerful unforgettable novels and a significant work of American fictio. .