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The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye

by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye: Themes (For the Most Part) 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. Beauty is associated with


Mixed race
Whiteness
Red hair
Brown eyes
Thinness
Q. Whiteness is associated with all except


Beauty
Innocence
Goodness
Guilt
Purity
Q. What were NOT options for African-American women at this time?


Marriage
Work for white families
Dental school
Prostitution
Motherhood
Q. How does Pauline feel towards the women of Lorain?


Fear
Respect
Friendship
Loyalty
Envy
Q. What are inextricably tied?


Men/women
Love/sex
Guilt/punishment
Race/class
Law/courts
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