Teacher Guide

Bluest Eye Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Consider pairing The Bluest Eye with a non-fiction text about Black history in the United States, like Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns.

Consider reading some of Morrison’s other novels, like Beloved, Song of Solomon, or Jazz.

Consider pairing The Bluest Eye with other work by Black feminist authors, like Toni Cade Bambara’s Gorilla My Love, Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, and/or Sapphire’s Push.

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