1. The author states in the novel's Foreword, "There can't be anyone, I am sure, who doesn't know what it feels like to be" what "momentarily or for sustained periods of time"?
(a) “Disliked, even rejected.”
(b) “Disembodied and alienated.”
(c) “Victimized, or traumatized.”
(d) “Villain-ized or victimized.”
2. The author states in the book's Foreword that when one is "hated for things we have no control over and cannot change," it is some consolation to know what?
(a) That the hatred is justified.
(b) That the hatred is unjustified.
(c) That the hatred is accurate.
(d) That the hatred is not accurate.
3. The author writes in the novel's Foreword that when she began writing The Bluest Eye, she was interested in the "far more tragic and disabling consequences of accepting rejection as" what?
4. The author describes the burgeoning self-esteem of children as “before their ego has” what, in the book’s Foreword?
(a) “A stomach.”
(b) “A brain.”
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