Donate Now
Add me to your mailing list
Calendar View | List of Events
Event name:

Book Discussion: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

When

Thu 08 / 27 / 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
+ Add to Calendar

Where

Online via Zoom

Price

FREE

Donate for this Event

Alexandria at Home, continuing the dialogue around the topic of Racial Equity, has invited us to join in their discussion of The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. AHA member Jane King will lead this discussion. This 1970 novel, Morrison's first, tells the story of a young African American girl who grows up during the years following the Great Depression.

The setting is the author's girlhood hometown of Lorain, OH. Pecola, unlovely and unloved, prays each night for blue eyes like those of her privileged blond white schoolfellows. She becomes the focus of the mingled love and hatred engendered by her family's frailty and the world's cruelty as the novel moves toward a savage but poignant resolution.

 

   
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more