Toni Morrison Accomplishments

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Toni Morrison was like the average single black woman in the 1960’s. Newly divorced, she worked hard at her nine to five job at a publishing company trying to care for her two sons. Although she majored in English in college, being a novelist and winning awards for her stories was the last thing on her mind. And after being rejected from publishing companies saying that her stories “had no beginning, no middle, and no end” and “it [was] great but…..’ she surely thought that her stories were a waste of time. After the publication of her first novel, “The Bluest Eye” did not sell very well, it did receive reviews by book critics saying that the novel was like poetry and filled with emotion and pain. They also mentioned that her novels gave a
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