Sentences In The Bluest Eye By Toni Morrison

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The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison starts with 3 paragraphs filled with sentences that would be found in a book for beginning readers. Each paragraph is formatted differently, the first is written using correct grammar and capitalization. The second paragraph is written with no punctuation at all. The third paragraph is written in complete chaos and is almost unreadable. The paragraphs symbolize order and complete chaos. Pecola Breedlove’s life is in complete chaos. She is raped and impregnated by her father. Her family is then split up, her mother is with the white, middle class family that she works for. Pecola’s brother Sam is with a family that we know nothing about and, of course, Cholly Breedlove, Pecola’s father is in jail.
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