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The Bluest Eye - Autumn : Chapter 1 Page 5. Autumn: Chapter 1 Page 5. Starts with: “Nuns go by as quiet as lust, and drunken men with sober eyes sing” Ends with: “Adults do not talk to us - they give us directions”. Rosemary Villanucci. “Rosemary Villanucci, our next-door friend”

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autumn chapter 1 page 5
Autumn: Chapter 1 Page 5

Starts with: “Nuns go by as quiet as lust, and drunken men with sober eyes sing”

Ends with: “Adults do not talk to us - they give us directions”

rosemary villanucci
Rosemary Villanucci

“Rosemary Villanucci, our next-door friend”

- They call her ‘next-door friend’, instead of calling her a neighbour almost as if she cant be classed as just their neighbour.

“Sits in a 1939 Buick eating bread and butter”

- Bread and butter is typical white food, and the Buick helps represent her wealth.

- It shows how white people do a lot more luxurious things.

claudia macteer
Claudia Macteer

“Grown ups talk in tired, edgy voices about Zick’s Coal Company”

  • ‘tired, edgy’ shows the hopelessness they feel whilst working.
  • Coal would have been extremely expensive at this time.

“We fill burlap sacks with they tiny pieces of coal lying about”

- they don’t have much of a childhood, forced to work since they were young.

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“Glancing back so see the great carloads of slag being dumped, red hot and smoking”
  • The use of all the adjectives helps in creating imagery for the reader.

“Our house is old, cold and green”

- The use of the word ‘green’ symbolises the rotting and mould of the house.

- Morrison has used assonance to emphasise the simplicity of the house with the word ‘old, cold’

claudia macteer1
Claudia Macteer

“A kerosene lamp lights one large room”

- This shows the audience that they live in a simple house, and that they are not wealthy.

“The others are braced in darkness, peopled by roaches and mice”

- This shows the lack of hygiene within the house.

- The use of the word ‘braced’ makes it seem as if they are waiting for something to happen in the darkness

cultural context
Cultural context

“sits in a 1939 Buick eating bread and butter”

  • Stereotypically white to eat bread and butter.

“Take us along in the evening to the railroad tracks where we fill burlap sacks with tiny pieces of coal”

  • They work in the evening even when they are just children

“At night a kerosene lamp lights one large room”

- Kerosene lamps were mainly used by poor people

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