Journaling as a Writer

Written by Angie Carrera Journaling is one of the most fulfilling and understated things a writer does. However, this is also one of the activities that makes many writers, myself included, want to bang their heads against the wall, maybe to crack open something worth writing about. For the ordinary person, journaling serves as a…

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Intergenerational Violence in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Written by Brandi Carnes Racial oppression causes a disruption of motherhood, often resulting in an interruption of girlhood. Matriarchs of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye adopt poor mothering tools that they themselves learned within the household, and often pass those behaviors down to their daughters. Claudia reveals her internalized racism using the intergenerational violence she learned in the home.…

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