Break It Down: Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

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[By Goyland Williams] “Break It Down” is an HBW Literary Blog initiative that strives to offer critical interpretations of song lyrics, excerpts from novels, and poems. This week, Blog Contributor Goyland Williams has analyzed an excerpt from Toni Morrison’s novel The Bluest Eye. P. 206 Oh, some of us “loved” her. The Maginot Line. And Cholly loved her. I’m sure he did. He, at any […]

Break It Down: Flight To Canada

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[By Alysha Griffin] “Break It Down” is a new HBW Literary Blog initiative that strives to offer critical interpretations of song lyrics, excerpts from novels, and poems. This week, Blog Contributor Alysha Griffin has analyzed Ishmael Reed’s poem, “Flight to Canada.” *Hold cursor over underlined text to display comments Dear Massa Swille: What it was?“Massa Swille” is the master of the fugitive slave Quickskill in […]