Study Guide to The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Volume 56)
Ray Mooreâs Study Guides aim to provide readers with insights into important texts. The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrisonâs first novel, explores the black experience in a world whose culture is dominated by white values. The result is a poignant tragedy about the destruction of innocence. Includes: - An introduction; - A detailed discussion of characters, genre, setting, narrative voice, themes, and symbols; - A chapter-by-chapter commentary and guiding questions that suggest topics for further discussion and thought; - Two graphic organizers that allow the reader to make concise notes; - A glossary of relevant literary terms; - A literary terms activity; - An annotated bibliography; - Suggestions for group discussion and post-reading activities. Morrison won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. The Bluest Eye is the perfect introduction to her writing.