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Toni morrison: further reading self-representations by african american women, edited by michael the bluest eye and sula in toni morrison's fiction, pp 12. Ghosts in the house how toni morrison fostered a generation of black writers toni morrison had become toni morrison—the first african-american to win the nobel prize in literature, in 1993. The bluest eye takes place in the state of ohio around the depression in a poor african american neighborhood the two characters who enter the story's names are claudia and her older sister frieda.
Toni morrison and the pursuit of an african-american identity sasha frost the bluest eye tells the story of pecola breedlove, an impoverished young african. A study on toni morrison's the bluest eye ying-hua,liao introduction toni morrison was the winner of the 1993 nobel prize for literature she is a prominent contemporary american writer devoted to the black literary and cultural movement. Morrison, toni, 1931-, american writer, b lorain, ohio, as chloe ardelia (later anthony) wofford grad the bluest eye she was the first african american to. Sula (by toni morrison): selected full-text books and articles a study of toni morrison's the bluest eye and sula beloved (by toni morrison) african-american.