The Bluest Eye

by

Toni Morrison

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Blue Eyes

To the characters of The Bluest Eye, Blue eyes stand as the definitive symbol of whiteness and beauty. Characters who possess whiteness and beauty are privileged, empowered, and secure. This fact leads to Pecola'sread analysis of Blue Eyes

Marigolds

Marigolds symbolize life, birth, and the natural order in The Bluest Eye. Claudia and Frieda plant marigolds, believing that if the marigolds bloom, Pecola's baby will be born safely. Symbolically, the marigolds represent the… read analysis of Marigolds