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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 True or False

1. What happened shortly before the start of this story? -> World War I
2. What does Pecola dislike about herself? -> Her name, which is an abbreviation for Pepsi-Cola
3. What does Pecola pray for? -> Blue eyes
4. What are the three women who live above Pecola’s house? -> Prostitutes
5. What does Junior blame on Pecola? -> The death of a cat

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