Toni Morrison Analysis

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American Literary stage has an array of expression. It is rightly asserted by Bhongle “Almost every literary genre is rich with new notions, and new ideologies. Women’s writings in America, Afro-American Literature, and Literature of the Immigrants Experience, and of the other ethnic groups- and the actively operating small but significant factors within these broad movements - make the contemporary American Literary scenario highly appealing”

Representing principally, feminist cultural theory and ideology, this paper explores the relationship among the chief components— race and religion within the fictional narratives of Afro-American women writers; with reference to the first novel of Toni Morrison. Morrison has gained …show more content…

Paradise (1997) Love (2003) A Mercy (2008)Home (2012) .Through her novels, Toni Morrison traced the plight of black people who have struggled the inferior social and economic status in a conspicuous culture. Morrison lodges a stern denunciation against the overriding society for its unfair tyranny of African-Americans. Blacks’ subjugated culture is made noticeable by her literary representation. She has given a voice to the black minority. As an African-American female writer, her writings are profuse in rank about black culture. Her accountability as a black artist is to uphold black cultural perception, to enlighten and reinforce the values of black cultural legacy. The repressive life experience of African-American women in a racially prejudiced culture is treated with an eccentric voice in Morrison’s work The Bluest …show more content…

In her interview to the newspaper The Gurdian Morrison says, “In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate” (Jan 29 1992). Racial bigotry in The Bluest eye is an obvious indication of Toni Morrison’s concern, to describe creatively the insensitivity of the white folks towards black. Pecola, the Chief character in The Bluest Eye is the most woeful creation who consistently suffers the racial discrimination. Her own mother Pauline Breedlove abuses Pecola by treating the white girl of her employers as superior to her just because of the colour. She has never felt the love of her mother. She believe that it is because of her colour ; her dark skin, dark eyes, and "woolly" hair, that she is not seen as beautiful, and from these thoughts she begin to hate the beauty of the white children. Pecola once visits her mother at her working place with her friends; she tries to ouch the silvery pan near the stove to see if it was hot. Pan tilts under Pecola’s fingers and falls to the floor, splattering blackish blueberries everywhere. Mrs. Breedlove enters and slaps her and in a voice thin with anger says, “Crazy fool . . . my floor, mess . . . look what you . . .work . . . get on out . . . now that . . . crazy . . . my floor, my floor . . . my floor. Her

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