Who gives pecola blue eyes?


Ronald Willson   |   Member since 2014  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Soaphead buys poison to kill the dog but is too repulsed to go near it. At this point, Pecola comes to ask him to give her blue eyes. He is touched by this request—his own attraction to whiteness makes it easily comprehensible.

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Emerald Jordan   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

People also ask, who does pecola ask for blue eyes?

One day, Pecola visits and asks Soaphead to give her blue eyes. Soaphead is sympathetic. He knows he can 't do such a thing, but he tells her to give some meat to the dog. If the dog reacts to the meat, he tells Pecola, she will get her blue eyes.

Likewise, who is Soaphead in The Bluest Eye? Soaphead Church. Soaphead is the novel's quintessential dirty old man. He internalizes his family's obsession with whiteness but takes it in a surprisingly pedophilic direction. Just as Pecola associates whiteness with purity and beauty, Soaphead associates whiteness with purity and the innocence of children.


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Also Know, how did pecola get blue eyes?

When Pecola is finally granted her wish for blue eyes, she receives it in a perverse and darkly ironic form. She is able to obtain blue eyes only by losing her mind. Rather than granting Pecola insight into the world around her and providing a redeeming connection with other people, these eyes are a form of blindness.


Deborah Niles   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

What do blue eyes represent in The Bluest Eye?

Bluest Eye(s) To Pecola, blue eyes symbolize the beauty and happiness that she associates with the white, middle-class world. They also come to symbolize her own blindness, for she gains blue eyes only at the cost of her sanity. The “bluest” eye could also mean the saddest eye.


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Who is to blame for pecola's fate?

#2 Q: Who is to blame for Pecola's fate? A: Cholly and his mother A.K.A, Pecola's grandmother. They are the reason Pecola was not shown any love or affection since a young age. The mom is also an addition to Pecola's bad fate because she puts Pecola down constantly and makes her feel insecure about her looks.


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Why was the Bluest Eye banned?

Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye, ' banned from classrooms According to the ALA, it was the second most challenged book of 2013 and the fourth most challenged book of 2014. Some of the reasons cited include accusations of “sexually explicit material, ” and “lots of graphic descriptions and lots of disturbing language.”


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Who has the bluest eyes in the world?

These women below, according to us, have the most beautiful eyes in the world.Angelina Jolie. Image: Shutterstock. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Image: Instagram. Amber Heard. Image: Shutterstock. Gigi Hadid. Image: Shutterstock. Mila Kunis. Image: Shutterstock. Adriana Lima. Image: Shutterstock. Charlize Theron. Megan Fox.


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What does pecola mean?

Pecola - Detailed Meaning. Your name, Pecola, incorporates an appreciation for people, a love of music and the arts, and a high regard for nature, its mysteries and beauties.


Eileen Thorpe   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

How does Mr Yacobowski see pecola?

Yacobowsky looks up at her with his blue eyes. Although Mr. Yacobowski looks at Pecola, his eyes draw back, as if he sees right through her. Pecola notices a complete lack of human recognition in his eyes and recognizes it as a trait that exists in the eyes of all white people she's encountered.


Marjorie Utterson   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

How old is Pecola Breedlove?

eleven-year-old


Aisha Oatway   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

What do Sammy and pecola call their mother?

We find that Pecola and Sammy call their mother Mrs. Breedlove, but the Fisher child that Pauline works for calls her Polly.


Sharon Quinn   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

What is the main idea of The Bluest Eye?

At its core, The Bluest Eye is a story about the oppression of women. The novel's women not only suffer the horrors of racial oppression, but also the tyranny and violation brought upon them by the men in their lives. The novel depicts several phases of a woman's development into womanhood.


Gabriel Holt   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

What do marigolds represent in The Bluest Eye?

Marigolds symbolize life, birth, and the natural order in The Bluest Eye. Claudia and Frieda plant marigolds, believing that if the marigolds bloom, Pecola's baby will be born safely. Symbolically, the marigolds represent the continued wellbeing of nature's order, and the possibility of renewal and birth.


Payton Ryan   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

What genre is The Bluest Eye?

African-American literature


Aisha Gardner   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Who is Junior in The Bluest Eye?

Louis Junior: Geraldine's son, who bullies Pecola and blames her for accidentally killing his mother's beloved cat. Maginot Line (Marie): A prostitute who lives with two other prostitutes named China and Poland in an apartment above the one Pecola lives in.


Miley Mcleod   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

Who are the main characters in The Bluest Eye?

Pecola BreedloveCholly BreedloveClaudia MacTeerPauline BreedloveSam Breedlove


Carmen Camden   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

What is the tone of The Bluest Eye?

The tone throughout the novel was a mixture of depression and being uplifted. Throughout the novel the author made the tone of the novel seem depressed because of the way t hat she made Pecola seem.


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How does pecola feel about herself?

Pecola is also a symbol of the black community's self-hatred and belief in its own ugliness. But because she continues to live after she has lost her mind, Pecola's aimless wandering at the edge of town haunts the community, reminding them of the ugliness and hatred that they have tried to repress.


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