• Use Of Colors White World Life
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    Use of Colors Pauline saw the beauty of life through the colors of her childhood down South. Her fondest memories were of purple berries, yellow lemonade, and 'that streak of green them june bugs made on the trees the night we left down home. All them colors was in me'1. Pauline and Cholly left the colors of the South when they moved North to Ohio to begin their life together. Through Cholly, Pauline hoped to find those colors of beauty that she left 'down home'. For a while she did find her col...
  • Quest For Personal Identity
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    Quest for Personal Identity The main theme in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, is the pursuit of individual identity and the influences of the family and community in that quest. The Breedlove family has moved to urban Lorain, Ohio. This displacement along with poor working conditions and poverty leads to a destructive search for personal identity. The internalization of white standards into a black community plays an important role in the characters quest for individual identity (Fick, Gold 56)...
  • Cholly Breedlove Pauline Reader Life
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    Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye, presents the lives of several impoverished black families in the 1940's in a rather unconventional and painful manner. Ms. Morrison leads the reader through the lives of select children and adults, describing a few powerful incidents, thoughts and experiences that lend insight into the motivation and. behavior of these characters. In a somewhat unconventional manner, the young lives of Pauline Williams Breedlove and Charles (Cholly) Breedlove are presented ...
  • The Bluest Eyes Cholly Breedlove
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    A Search For A Self Finding a self-identity is often a sign of maturing and growing up. This becomes the main issue in Toni Morrison's novel The Bluest Eyes. Pecola Breedlove, Cholly Breedlove, and Pauline Breedlove are such characters that search for their identity through others that has influenced them and by the lifestyles that they have. First, Pecola Breedlove struggles to get accepted into society due to the beauty factor that the norm has. Cholly Breedlove, her father, is a drunk who has...
  • Two Lives Paralleled By God
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    Two Lives Paralleled by God In the book Tracks, written by Louise Erdrich we meet various characters, including Pauline. As we hear stories about her life and circumstances that she encountered and overcame, we gain insight into the life of a woman who fought to gain acceptance in a world where no one would accept her. As Erdrich wrote the book she based the life of Pauline on a Native American historical figure, Tekawitha Kaveri. When looking at the lives of these two women we can see the many ...
  • Pecola Family Pauline Breedloves
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    The Breedlove family has moved from the rural south to urban Lorain, Ohio, and the displacement, in addition to grinding work conditions and poverty, contributes to the family's dysfunction. Told from the perspectives of the adolescent sisters, Claudia and Frieda MacTeer, Morrison's narrative weaves its way through the four seasons and traces the daughter's (Pecola Breedlove) descent into madness. Through flashback and temporal shifts, Morrison provides readers with the context and history behin...
  • Malicious Vengeance The Ghastly Acts Of Murder
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    Malicious Vengeance: The Ghastly Acts of Murder Both Edgar Allen Poe's short story, "The Cast of Amontillado," and Louise Erdrich's essay, "Fleur," have prominent themes about revenge, Poe focused on the act of Revenge, whereas Erdrich focused more on the events leading up to the horrific act. Poe's short story of revenge discusses how the main character, Montresor, abuses the victim's trust to ultimately kill him. The story starts out with the victim, Fortunato, and the avenger, Montresor, joki...
  • Fleurs Tracks Telling Lulu About The History
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    Fleur's Tracks In Louise Erdrich's 'Tracks'; , the readers discovers by the second chapter that there are two narrators, Nanapush and Pauline Puy at. This method of having two narrators telling their stories alternately could be at first confusing, especially if the readers hasn't been briefed about it or hasn't read a synopsis of it. Traditionally, there is one narrator in the story, but Erdrich does an effective and spectacular job in combining Nanapush and Pauline's stories. It is so well wri...
  • Risk Protective Factor
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    (1) The following study discusses the risk & resilient factors in the life of Pauline, a 16 year old NZ European/Maori teenager. These factors involve her family life and its importance to her: the value of education and the consequences of leaving school without qualifications; how activities such as church participation can be helpful and the problems involved with having nothing to do; the effects of substance abuse; early sexual involvement and its risks; the risk of suicide, suicide attempt...
  • Claudia And Frieda Pecola Pauline Parents
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    Claudia and Frieda MacT eer live in Lorain, Ohio with their parents. Their lives are hard, but their parents provide a stern and loving household. To make money, their parents take in a boarder, Henry Washington. Soon after, another young girl, named Pecola, comes to live with the MacTeers after her father, Cholly, burned down her house. The three girls become friends. Pecola loves milk and Shirley Temple; it quickly becomes clear that she believes that all things Caucasian are beautiful. It al...
  • Twenty Nine Deborah Pauline Hornby
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    A Kind of Alaska by Harold Pinter Deborah critic- When Deborah, who has been in a comatose state for twenty-nine years, finally awakens, her first sight is of a person she does not know. Deborah does not know where her family is, and she is confused. She does not understand what the doctor, Hornby, is telling her. Hornby is trying to explain to Deborah what has happened to her. Deborah tells him, There s something very shady about you (13). Deborah does not know why, but she does not like Hornb...
  • Anne Per Perry Murder Parker
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    Martha Hailey Dubose recently wrote in a passage from her Women of Mystery novel on Anne Perry's legacy, including a section on Perry's growing appeal among contemporary murder-mystery fiction readers. Dubose, however, noticeably titled the section on Anne Perry "Past Imperfect" (425). When beginning a research project into Perry, the writer known for her Thomas Pitt and William Monk mystery series, it is nearly impossible to ignore the fact that despite Perry's seemingly consistent grasp on all...
  • A Search For Identity The Bluest Eyes
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    A Search For A Self Finding a self-identity is often a sign of maturing and growing up. This becomes the main issue in Toni Morrison s novel The Bluest Eyes. Pecola Breedlove, Cholly Breedlove, and Pauline Breedlove are such characters that search for their identity through others that has influenced them and by the lifestyles that they have. First, Pecola Breedlove struggles to get accepted into society due to the beauty factor that the norm has. Cholly Breedlove, her father, is a drunk who ha...