Summary Of The Bluest Eye By J. Brooks Bouson

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In J. Brooks Bouson ‘The Devastation That Even Casual Racial Contempt Can Cause’: Chronic Shame, Traumatic Abuse, and Racial Self-Loathing in The Bluest Eye, the Major Topic is internalization of racial stigmatizing. Racial stigmatizing is when an individual or race describes another with criticism and identifies them with disapproval which causes them to embody and identify themselves with these stigmas. Bouson asserts, “Because individuals incorporate into their self-representation aspects of their understanding of their group identity, those who are labeled as other or different internalize the stigmatizing stereotypes projected by the dominant culture.” This quotation is saying that people represent themselves with aspects of their race

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