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The bluest eye

Toni Morrison

The bluest eye

by Toni Morrison

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Published by Dramatic Publishing in Woodstock, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementToni Morrison"s ; adapted by Lydia R. Diamond.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2008/44180 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19286519M
ISBN 109781583425381
LC Control Number2007541897
OCLC/WorldCa163584535

The Bluest Eye Summary. The novel opens in the fall of , just after the Great Depression, in Lorain, thebindyagency.com-year-old Claudia MacTeer and her year-old sister, Frieda, live with their parents in an "old, cold and green" house. This historical fiction book by Toni Morrison is published by Vintage books, a division of Random House. The Bluest Eye is written for ages 14 and up. The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness.

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Jun 01,  · 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.4/5(K).

Toni Morrison is the author of eleven novels, from The Bluest Eye () to God Help the Child (). She received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and in she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

She died in Cited by: The Bluest Eye is a novel by Toni Morrison that was first published in Feb 27,  · Set in Lorain, Ohio, inThe Bluest Eye is something of an ensemble piece. The point of view is passed like a baton from one character to the next, with Morrison's own voice functioning as a kind of gold standard throughout/5(K).

Book Summary The events in The Bluest Eye are not presented chronologically; instead, they are linked by the voices and memories of two narrators. In the sections labeled with the name of a season, Claudia MacTeer's. retrospective narration as an adult contains her childhood memories about what happened to.

Feb 19,  · The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye, debut novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, published in Set in Morrison’s hometown of Lorain, Ohio, in –41, the novel tells the tragic story of Pecola Breedlove, an African American girl from an abusive home.

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Jul 24,  · Toni Morrison is the author of eleven novels, from The Bluest Eye () to God Help the Child (). She received the National Book Critics Circle /5(). May 08,  · Toni Morrison is the author of eleven novels, from The Bluest Eye () to God Help the Child ().

She received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and in she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She died in /5(). The Bluest Eye, published inis the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove–a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others–who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different.

Free download or read online The Bluest Eye pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in June 1stand was written by Toni Morrison.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5. The Bluest Eye Book Summary: New York Times Bestseller Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty.

Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for normalcy, for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit thebindyagency.com as her dream grows more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity.

The Bluest Eye was my effort to say something about that; to say something about why she had not, or possibly ever would have, the experience of what she possessed and also why she prayed for so radical an alteration.

Implicit in her desire was racial self-loathing. And twenty years later, I was still wondering about how one learns that.4/5(32). Jan 11,  · T he Bluest Eye is not only a story but an awe-inspiring poem that confronts beauty itself and the consequences of beauty standards on individuals that do.

Sep 12,  · 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 as beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. The Bluest Eye was my effort to say something about that; to say something about why she had not, or possibly ever would have, the experience of what she possessed and also why she prayed for so radical an alteration.

Implicit in her desire was racial self-loathing. And twenty years later, I was still wondering about how one learns that. Who told her. The Bluest Eye Introduction. The Bluest Eye is Toni Morrison's first novel, published in It tells the tragic story of Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl growing up in Morrison's hometown of Lorain, Ohio, after the Great thebindyagency.com to its unflinching portrayal of incest, prostitution, domestic violence, child molestation, and racism, there have been numerous attempts to ban the book.

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See Featured Authors Answering Questions. Character List Pecola Breedlove For the most part, Pecola is a passive, plain young black girl about eleven years old, who is befriended by Claudia and Frieda MacTeer after county officials place her temporarily in their thebindyagency.com the novel, she suffers the bewildering onset of puberty, bitter racial harassment, and the tragedy of rape and incest.Read pdf The Bluest Eye absolutely for free at thebindyagency.com “I didn’t look in a long time.

You did too— So what? I can look if I want to. I didn’t say you couldn’t. I just don’t know why you have to /10(10).Dec 03,  · I recently finished reading Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye. Toni is an acclaimed author who has won several awards for her writing including The Noble Prize in The Bluest Eye is Morrison’s first novel written in Having heard and read a lot about Toni Morrison in various online and offline magazines [ ].