Beauty in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye: The Psychology of Pecola Breedlove

full name / name of organization: 
Joanne Idria Ben
contact email: 
joanne.ben@snhu.edu

PROPOSAL

Beauty in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye: The Psychology of Pecola Breedlove will focus on the psychological effects of the white ideal of beauty in regards to Breedlove. The primary source Morrison’s The Bluest Eye was selected because of themes of African American identity within the context of a childhood experience. The novel is accompanied by secondary sources of critical, biographical, and scholarly information. Morrison’s The Bluest Eye is a look at the psychology of Breedlove.

Beauty in Morrison’s The Bluest Eye: The Psychology of Pecola Breedlove as a research paper will discuss the themes and influences of white culture within the context of the African American experience. The paper will focus on the relationship between Breedlove, her family, friends, and neighbors in relation to the ideals of beauty and self-identity. Primary and secondary sources will focus on themes of beauty, love, racism, and molestation. Beauty in Morrison’s The Bluest Eye: The Psychology of Pecola Breedlove is a look thorough the reader-response theoretical lens at the African American experience through the psychology of Breedlove.

cfp categories: 
african-american
ethnicity_and_national_identity