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The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye


by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye: That Should Get You an Instant Promotion from the Third Reich Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Bluest Eye? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What happened shortly before the start of this story?

The Great Depression
World War I
The Civil War
The War of Two Cavemen with Big Heavy Sticks
Q. What does Pecola dislike about herself?

Her hands
Her name, which is an abbreviation for Pepsi-Cola
The color of her skin
Her lack of street smarts
Q. What does Pecola pray for?

Money and food
Her brother’s safety
Blue eyes
Beach weather
Q. What are the three women who live above Pecola’s house?

Klan members
Wearing lead boots, from the sound of it
Q. What does Junior blame on Pecola?

A broken window
The death of a cat
A stolen hairpin
The stock market crash