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  • Sayuri From Memoirs Of A Geisha
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    Memoirs of a Geisha by Author Golden and The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison are two thought provoking books with a unique style of writing. Memoirs of a Geisha has a beautiful poetic grammar which captures readers imagination and brings the story to life. Morrison on the other hand uses combined voices to give varied perspectives with out resorting to authorial intrusion or preaching. Memoirs Of A Geisha and the bluest eye both contain graphic realism combined with a dramatic flair, which is the ke...
  • Blue Eyes Of A White Girl
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    The Bluest Eye Beauty is said to be in the eyes of the beholder, but what if the image of beauty is forced into the minds of many? The beauty of a person could be expressed in many different ways, as far as looks and personality goes, but the novel The Bluest Eye begs to differ. It contradicts the principle, because beauty is no longer just a person's opinion but beauty has been made into an unwritten rule, a standard made by society for society. The most important rule is that in order to be be...
  • Pecola
    342 words
    Pecola Breedlove a black girl in america whose love is for blonds, blue-eyed children and who prays for her eyes tot turn blue; so that she will beautiful, so that people will look at her at another perspective. In her eleven years, no one had ever notice pe cola. But with blue eyes, shr thought every thing would be different. She would be pretty and that her parents would stop fighting. Her family lives in a converted storefront. she is considered ugly and is emotional and socially awkward. she...
  • Moments In My Mind
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    It is that time again; the 22nd annual "End of Summer Bash" held by the Donohue's - my Mother's LARGE Irish family. As usual it is the 3rd weekend of September & I'm sure that this year's picnic is by far the most perfect one we " ve ever had. We all know what is on our minds but today isn't about that, it is about US. The heat of the sun is still strong enough to warm the wind yet there is just enough of a coolness in the breeze to remind us what we are celebrating. That very breeze carries the...
  • Feelings Of Self A Young Black Girl
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    Race and Beauty in a Media Contrived Society Throughout Toni Morrison's novel The Bluest Eye, she captures, with vivid insight, the plight of a young African American girl and what she would be subjected to in a media contrived society that places its ideal of beauty on the e quintessential blue-eyed, blonde woman. The idea of what is beautiful has been stereotyped in the mass media since the beginning and creates a mental and emotional damage to self and soul. This oppression to the soul create...
  • Pecola's Belief Of Her Blue Eyes
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    The novel The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison, tells the sordid story of Pecola Breedlove, a young colored girl, as she struggles to attain beauty, and desperately praying for blue eyes. Brought up as a poor unwanted girl in a world filled with racism, sexuality, and hostility, Pecola desires the acceptance and love of society. The image of Shirley Temple beauty surrounds her. In her mind, if she were to be beautiful with blue eyes, people would finally love and accept her. The idea that blue eyes ...
  • Blonde Haired Blue Eyed Beauty
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    Black Beauty and The Ugly Duckling Some people will argue with you that there is always an ugly duckling somewhere in a family. I see it different, I see these people as unique. In Toni Morrison's book, The Bluest Eye there is the issue of being beautiful and ugly. In this essay I will discuss how Toni Morrison book The Bluest Eye initiates that during 1941 white was beautiful and black was ugly in the surrounding of two families. The issue of beauty versus ugliness is portraying through out thi...

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