The Bluest Eye


Text and Background Information

The Bluest Eye Class Discussion Blog Have a comment or a question to share?  Write it here and perhaps one of your classmates or your teacher will respond to it.

Vocabulary

Related Reading and Assignments

The Bluest Eye: BANNED

Quiz and Test Preparation


Text and Background Information

The Bluest Eye Study Guide Class homework questions

The Toni Morrison Society

The Bluest Eye at The Luminarium Links to literary criticism, study questions, and commentary on The Bluest Eye

Oprah’s Book Club Page for The Bluest Eye

Why Everyone Should Read The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison explains her reaction to the word “beautiful” and why it has hurt young women.

Western Washington University — The Bluest Eye a college professor’s page on The Bluest Eye

Brooklyn College English Department – The Bluest Eye Department website with commentary and analysis

Shmoop: The Bluest Eye A snarky hipster-style analysis by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley; the facts are right, the tone is less than academic


Vocabulary

The Bluest Eye Vocabulary 1 Quizlet

The Bluest Eye Vocabulary 1 Sentence Completion Quizlet  For best results, use the “test” option and select “multiple choice”

The Bluest Eye Vocabulary 2 Quizlet

The Bluest Eye Vocabulary 2 Sentence Completion Quizlet For best results, use the “test” option and select “multiple choice”


Related Reading and Assignments

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “The Danger of a Single Story” TED Talk seen in class

Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech at the Essence Awards  as seen in class

The Thing About Being A Little Black Girl In the World: For Quvenzhané Wallis


The Bluest Eye: BANNED

Alabama Legislator Bill Holtzclaw Calls On Schools To Ban Toni Morrison Book August 2013

“Banning Books?  Are We Still Doing That?  Why?”  August 2013 A discussion of banning books (specifically, The Bluest Eye), in an age where television offers much more sexually explicit material.

Bluest Eye — Banned?  August 2013


Quiz and Test Preparation

The Bluest Eye Character Identification Quizlet

The Bluest Eye Quotes Quizlet  You should be able to explain these quotes and identify their significance.  Review your study guides and class notes for other quotes we have discussed.

Allusions in The Bluest Eye The novel’s cultural references cited and explained

Bookrags: Quotes from The Bluest Eye


The Bluest Eye Discussion Blog Have a comment or a question to share?  Write it here and perhaps one of your classmates or your teacher will respond to it.

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