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.
The Bluest Eye Study Guide Class homework questions
The Bluest Eye at The Luminarium Links to literary criticism, study questions, and commentary on 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
The Bluest Eye Vocabulary 1 Sentence Completion Quizlet For best results, use the “test” option and select “multiple choice”
The Bluest Eye Vocabulary 2 Sentence Completion Quizlet For best results, use the “test” option and select “multiple choice”
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
“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.
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