Pauline Breeddlove Beauty

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With the films comes a hyperreality through which Pauline uses to conceal her blackness. Morrison continues to develop the theme of beauty by showcasing several episodes of how Pauline Breedlove’s confidence lowers as she faces the white gaze propogated through the cinema. Pauine soon learns to internalize materialistic concepts of physical beauty as she despises herself for not intrinsically looking beautiful as white actresses. Being an extra on the set of a studio, she envisions a rush of elegance being surrounded by white feminine identities as Jane Harlow. However she is saddened when in reality she is seen with disgust through this auspicious white gaze society advocate to be the pinnacle of success for a woman. She views other white
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