Book Review Of The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison

Set in 1965 America, Morrison’s fiction novel touches upon various serious issues such as: racism, paedophilia and rape. Most poignant, however, is the author’s exploration of perceptions of beauty amongst Black Americans. The reader is enlightened with the way in which the terms ‘black’, ‘ugly’ and ‘poor’ are intrinsically linked; whilst ‘white’, ‘wealthy’ and ‘beautiful’ … More Book Review Of The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison