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The Ending of the Bluest Eye

Summary: This essay is about the ending of "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison. It explains how some themes are brought full circle.

"We are wrong, of course, but it doesn't matter. It's too late. At least on the edge of my town, among the garbage and the sunflowers of my town, it's much, much, much too late"(206).

In the United States, there has been an underlining beauty standard; you must be white to be beautiful. During the early 1900s, African-Americans, encouraged by society to have the lightest skin possible, used creams and bleaches to whiten their skin. Those with the darkest skin, thought of as dirty, were not worthy of any attention. Because of this thought, when a child was abused no one truly cared for that child. The child would go on unnoticed by those around. The endings of books pull the major themes of the work together in some way. The endings also give the audience a sense of completion. It also allows the...

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