Character of Pecola in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye.
Protagonist: Pecola is the protagonist of The Bluest Eye, but despite this central role; she is passive and remains a mysterious character. Pecola is the eleven-year-old black girl around whom the story revolves. She is abused by almost everyone in the novel and eventually suffers two hurtful rapes. Pecola’s experiences, however, are not classical of all black girls. She is frequently called “ugly” by nearly everyone in her life, from the mean kids at school to her own mother.
Sorrows: Pecola has never had proper clothing or food, and she is eventually put out of her own home because her father starts a fire in one of his drunken stupors and burns down the house.
Desire form the basis of her emotional life: Pecola is a weak and gentle child when the novel begins, and by the novel’s close, she has been almost completely destroyed by violence. We find two desires form the basis of her emotional life: first, she wants to learn how to get people to love her; second, when forced to witness her parents’ brutal fights, she simply wants to disappear. Pecola is forced further and further into her imaginary world, which is her only defense against the pain of her existence. Continue reading
Every relation is based on Trust and respect, even if that relation is for short duration or without having any name. A little step towards misunderstanding can bring the gulf of thousands of miles between the hearts.You don’t know you are inevitable part of my life. I don’t think anything without you. How can I forget you? Long time why you are silent? I don’t know what is the cause? Up to now I pursuit your momentous advise. Now and then I miss your radical idea. I guess now you should do something better than before. Go ahead you will be achieving your goal and will regenerate in future. But enormousness never cannot give mental peace & happiness. Continue reading
Love is a beautiful thing! It does not matter who or what you love, if you love it, it’s beautiful. What do I love? I love my life, because even though I go through hard times, this is the life God gave to me and I have to make the best of the good and the bad. “Love; is it a gift or a curse? Many people say, love does not exist! Love is a sorrow! Love is fake! Love is made up of people, and love just makes people hurt!” But what love really is? I’m not a god to answer this question, and I’m also not a philosopher to know the ideology behind the emotion called love; but the one thing I know is that LOVE is true and divine. I imagine, every person has different feelings about love. Continue reading