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The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye


by Toni Morrison

Guide Mentor

Character Role Analysis

Miss Marie, a.k.a. the Maginot Line

Miss Marie is the closest thing to a mentor that Pecola has. She is the only character in the novel who openly gives Pecola affection and advice. She calls her affectionate nicknames, takes her out on the town, and buys her gifts.