The Bluest Eye - Here Is The Family... Summary & Analysis

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HereIsTheFamily... Summary

Living in the storefront apartment is not just a temporary condition for the Breedloves. They live there because they are poor and black. The family stays in the storefront apartment because they think they are ugly. The family looks ugly to others but no one can figure out exactly why they look ugly. The reason that they look ugly is that they believe they are ugly. No one has ever contradicted their belief and they have developed a hatred for each other and for the world.

Pecola hears her mother as she wakes up and goes into the kitchen. Pecola's mother begins making breakfast. Pecola steels herself in her bed because she knows that the violence will start soon. Her father had come home too drunk for his mother to argue with so their argument would take place this morning. Her parents fought each...

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