Black Matters Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is a Nobel Laureate who has written acclaimed novels, short stories, children’s books, and many other works. Toni Morrison wrote “Black Matters” in 1979. Toni Morrison was born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18th 1931. Toni Morrison went to Howard University for two years before pursuing an English degree at Cornell University. Toni … Read more

Beloved Essay

In the novel, “Beloved”, by Toni Morrison, a female slave tries to escape from her plantation home down south to Ohio with two young children in tow after their father is killed for helping other slaves escape. She hopes to find a community of African Americans who understand the horror of slavery and will help … Read more

The Bluest Eye Character Analysis Essay

In the novel, The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison, Claudia Macteer is depicted as the polar opposite of the novel’s main protagonist, Pecola Breedlove. Whilst Pecola is surrounded by constantly fighting parents and is even victimized by one of her parents, Claudia was able to grow up in a stable household with loving parents that … Read more

The Bluest Eye

Beauty is something that a lot of people in life strive for , because everyone has fitted in their mind what exactly beauty is. People know that it can help you out in life. But what most people dont know is that, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Meaning that beauty should not … Read more

“Sula” by Tony Morrison

“Sula” by Tony Morrison is the story of a friendship between Nel Wright and Sula Peace, who are opposites in the way of relating to other people, to the world around them, and to themselves. Nel is rational and balanced; she gets married and gives in to conformity and the town’s expectations. Sula is an … Read more

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Throughout the centuries many authors have attempted to capture the individuals quest for self-authenticity. In the novel Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison depicts the many aspects of self-actualization, as well as the tormenting road that leads to the shaping of an individual. Through beautiful language, with immense reality, she is able to describe young black … Read more

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

After World War I, many new opportunities were given to the growing and expanding group of African Americans living in the northern part of America (Encarta). The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison takes place during this time period. A main theme in this novel is the search for individual or personal identity and the influences … Read more

The Bluest Eye – Learning to Hate

Many American’s today are not satisfied with their physical appearance. They do not feel that they are as beautiful as the women on television or in magazines. The media is brainwashing American females that if they are not slim and have blonde hair and blue eyes, they are not beautiful. This causes women not only … Read more