The novel opens up with a Dick and Jane narrative which immediately gives the reader a glimpse into the stereotypical middle class Caucasian family and how different this lifestyle is from the characters in the story. The narrative is repeated 3 times: First it is shown grammatically correct, Secondly it is shown with no punctuation, and thirdly it is shown with no spaces or punctuation. The transition from the first narrative to the third one takes this Dick and Jane narrative from a simple story to a meaningless one. The main character of this story is Pecola Breedlove she is described as an ugly girl with dark skin and kinky...
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...she would only be seen as beautiful and treated as an equal if she had blue eyes. Instead of realizing that the way she was treated was because of her unsupportive community she blamed it on herself.
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