The Bluest Eye

by: Toni Morrison

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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Who or what represents the fetishization of whiteness as the standard of beauty in The Bluest Eye?

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In what season does Pecola lose her baby, underlining the way her experiences run contrary to “natural” order?

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What do blue eyes symbolize to Pecola?

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For most characters in The Bluest Eye, sexual coming-of-age is synonymous with ___.

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For Claudia and Frieda, who or what becomes a symbol for the survival of Pecola’s baby?