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The Bluest EyeTo turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the The Bluest eBook #10003 blond blue eyed children in America In the autumn of the year the marigolds in the Breedloves' garden do not bloom Pecola's life does change in painful devasta 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's a right and wrong way to tell us about your problems This book is an example of the wrong way To me it came off as preachy and heavy handed Once again Toni Morrison puts an assortment of diatribes and racial angst into book form and masuerades it as literature with a moral message What is actually between the covers of the book is 150 pages 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 people but it's close people 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 planet ahem anyway i'm not here to answer the jackass prickfucks 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 pynchon DFW etc writers i enjoy but have no illusion that they're any the outsider than is john updike in other words people 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 please just SHUT UP ALREADY or is it just so irritating that oprah put 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 gotta be up there with the alien and sedition act in terms of evils perpetrated on the good citizens of this country

Toni Morrison õ The Bluest Eye ePub

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 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 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 overrated personality in America that she is popularYou 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 problems This book is an example of the wrong way To me it came off as preachy and heavy handedOnce again Toni Morrison puts 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 pages 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 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 people 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 point 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 phrase Morrison's literature often makes me angry and depressed but not as angry and depressed as some of the reviews it gets

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The Bluest Eye kindle ☆ 216 pages Download ð [EPUB] ✴ The Bluest Eye Author Toni Morrison – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk 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 eleve The Ting waysWhat 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 powerful unforgettable novels and a significant work of American ficti 455 “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 omissions on this list was Toni Morrison So with the advice of my friend Rowena I selected THE BLUEST EYE to right that wrong I am wowed by Morrison's writing talents I wish I'd have ventured to her world soonerTHE BLUEST EYE may well be the saddest book I have ever read Upon finishing this novel I felt like I'd been sucker punched The events that took place in this world were devastating Morrisson's novel is as far from the childhood world Ray Bradbury created in Dandelion Wine as imaginable Both took place in the Midwest in the late 20's early 30's and focus on childhood This is where the similarities endAs painful as this book is to read at times it is a beautifully written novel Morrison is a poet at heartThe story is told by a minor character Claudia a young girl and friend of Pecola’s; her innocence offers a rawness to the story that would have been lost if narrated by Pecola or an older character Morrison brilliantly uses the passing of the seasons to tell this story Each season take place in a different time period and follows a different character in her or his life; we learn the back stories of Pecola's people through this In the final pages of this book we see how all these people make up parts of Pecola’s story Morrison writes of race better than any other writer I can think of She touches not on race in general but writes about various themes regarding race here the central theme being that Pecola’s desire for blue eyes is showing the social context that views blue eyes which in this case is the epitome of whiteness as the standard of beauty Every girl black or white should strive to be like Shirley Temple Morrison also deftly writes on parenting and family dynamics When Claudia faces an unwanted event in her home her parents act swiftly to protect their daughter When a far tragic event happens to Pecola her mother beats and blames her The main theme of THE BLUEST EYE is not simply racism but internalized racism The main characters in Morrison's novel have been conditioned to believe in their own inferiority No one suffers this than Pecola Even members of her own race put her down for being ugly and for the darkness of her skinIn the end Morrison forces us to walk in Pecola's shoes and learn of the painful world she inhabits and she does so brilliantly