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  1. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970

  2. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970 • Morrison would go on to win the Nobel Prize in 1993

  3. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970 • Morrison would go on to win the Nobel Prize in 1993 • The Bluest Eye inaugurates a trend of highly-acclaimed fiction • by black women in the latter half of the 20th century

  4. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970 • Morrison would go on to win the Nobel Prize in 1993 • The Bluest Eye inaugurates a trend of highly-acclaimed fiction • by black women in the latter half of the 20th century • Before the 1980s, Black women’s fiction was not often taught • The Bluest Eye is distinctive for the narrative voice—a young • girl trying to make sense of adult society:

  5. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970 • Morrison would go on to win the Nobel Prize in 1993 • The Bluest Eye inaugurates a trend of highly-acclaimed fiction • by black women in the latter half of the 20th century • Before the 1980s, Black women’s fiction was not often taught • The Bluest Eye is distinctive for the narrative voice—a young • girl trying to make sense of adult society: • Sexuality

  6. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970 • Morrison would go on to win the Nobel Prize in 1993 • The Bluest Eye inaugurates a trend of highly-acclaimed fiction • by black women in the latter half of the 20th century • Before the 1980s, Black women’s fiction was not often taught • The Bluest Eye is distinctive for the narrative voice—a young • girl trying to make sense of adult society: • Sexuality • Race

  7. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970 • Morrison would go on to win the Nobel Prize in 1993 • The Bluest Eye inaugurates a trend of highly-acclaimed fiction • by black women in the latter half of the 20th century • Before the 1980s, Black women’s fiction was not often taught • The Bluest Eye is distinctive for the narrative voice—a young • girl trying to make sense of adult society: • Sexuality • Race • Class

  8. The Bluest Eye • Toni Morrison’s first novel, published in 1970 • Morrison would go on to win the Nobel Prize in 1993 • The Bluest Eye inaugurates a trend of highly-acclaimed fiction • by black women in the latter half of the 20th century • Before the 1980s, Black women’s fiction was not often taught • The Bluest Eye is distinctive for the narrative voice—a young • girl trying to make sense of adult society: • Sexuality • Race • Class • Family relations