The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Blue Eyes/Vision
Houses
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Prologue, Part 1
Prologue, Part 2
Autumn, Chapter 1
Autumn, Chapter 2
Autumn, Chapter 3
Winter, Chapter 4
Winter, Chapter 5
Spring, Chapter 6
Spring, Chapter 7
Spring, Chapter 8
Spring, Chapter 9
Summer, Chapter 10
Summer, Chapter 11
Characters
Pecola Breedlove
Pecola Breedlove Timeline
Claudia MacTeer
Claudia MacTeer Timeline
Cholly Breedlove
Pauline Breedlove
Frieda MacTeer
Maureen Peal
Miss Marie
Soaphead Church
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Race
Race Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Jealousy
Jealousy Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Sex
Sex Quotes
Innocence
Innocence Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
That Should Get You an Instant Promotion from the Third Reich
That Should Get You an Instant Promotion from the Third Reich Flashcards
That Should Get You an Instant Promotion from the Third Reich True or False
She Could Have Just Invested in Color Contacts
She Could Have Just Invested in Color Contacts Flashcards
She Could Have Just Invested in Color Contacts True or False
Study Questions
Essay
Teaching The Bluest Eye
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Sweet Little Shirley Temple: The Bluest Eye and Hollywood
Fun With Dick and Jane?: Children's Books and The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye and Precious: Bringing Difficult Issues to Light
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop