12th of 2015.


The Bluest Eyes // Toni Morrison.

The Bluest Eyes is both revelatory and revolting. Morrison’s audacious penmanship cuts deeply and exposes boldly the aftermath of a black female youth’s desire for beauty and acceptance in a “little white girl” glorified world. To be blonde with blue eyes is the standard for beauty. Eventually, the realistic fictional girl receives her deepest request but at a grave cost — a deeply painful cost.


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