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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... The Bluest Eye she creates a less-sanitized, but more worldly and inclusive view of the Midwest that hews closely to its historical roots. And from this standpoint, Pecola Breedlove emerges as a new kind of Midwestern protagonist who begets an alternative literary lineage. Critical...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 513–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... on Morrison’s latest novel, Wyatt proposes that God Help the Child (2015) revisits her former novels. More specifically, the abused children of God Help the Child seem to “recapitulate ‘the poor little black girls’ of [the] earlier novels” (182), like Pecola, the sexually assaulted child in The...