Bluest Eye


i have to write an argumentative essay on the bluest eye.

our question for the essay is:

How does the Bluest Eye explore the racial issues of the United States in the mid 1900's?

if any one could help out that would be awesome! i am dying!

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In a 3 page essay, consider the concept/theme of beauty as it relates to the work that we have done thus far in The Bluest Eye. Some questions to consider:

1.Define beauty as the American ideal and as it relates to . Has the ideal changed from 1940 to now?

2.Consider the representation of beauty as seen in the collages and how it is different from what you had written in your definition of beauty. How do images affect Pecola? What images affect Pecola? Are images beauty?

3.Why does Pecola say that she wants blue eyes? What is it that she really wants? And what is it that she needs to attain it?

4.How does beauty fit into Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and how does it explain that Pecola cannot get what she wants.

in what ways does pecola's environment contribute to her final state of mind

Racism is the most common issue of the Unites States.It is not limited in any age.Toni Morrison tries to present this issue using the background of 1900's.The Bluest Eye is like a painting,a black and white painting like a sketch.when we read about Pecola,we become surprised.we become astonished to see how racism can control a person's life.Pecola is always humiliated because she is a negro girl.she doesn't get love and affection from her mother.her mother is always frustrated and unhappy because of her position as a negro person in the society.we find a cruel picture of the United States of 1900's where love and affection,family values,relationship between father and daughter,everything is destroyed because of racial seems that every emotion,every good thing depends on our doesn't matter how much a person tries to make a position in the society.the society of 1900's judge people by their color.we become shocked.Pecola stands in front of us as the mouthpiece of every African-American person crying for our consideration.