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While at the end of the novel she sees through her blue eyes, her wish has also caused her to becoming mentally insane. Pecola ends the novel wandering by the little brown house her mother bought. “The birdlike gestures are worn away to a mere picking and plucking her way between the tire rims and sunflowers, between Coke bottles and milkweed, among all the waste and beauty of the world- which is what she herself was. 
All of our waste which we dumped on her and which she absorbed. And all of our beauty, which was hers first and which she gave to us.” (Morrison, 1999, p.205).
Pecola’s insanity was not only a result of her own father gapig her, not only a result of seeing Soaphead  Church, not only a result of the world telling her she was invisible and ugly, but rather a combination of all these things. Pecola represents desire; desire to be beautiful and loved. I believe that his novel shows a saying which is clearly expressed by Calvin Hernton: “if you are white you are all right; if you are brown you can stick around; but if you are black…get back” (Ogunyer, 1977). Additionally, Lalami states the deeper reason for the ban of The Bluest Eye is because it makes people uncomfortable. “…that our aesthetics are not entirely our own, but are at least in part a function of the racist culture in which we live. White skin, straight hair, and blue eyes are considered more beautiful and therefore more valuable than brown or black skin, curly hair and dark eyes. (Lalami, 2004). 
Morrison’s treatment of racial shame in this novel helps reader to not only bring to light the significant psychological impact on Pecola and Claudia perceiving themselves as inferior to whites. Morrison’s larger use of the theme race also offers readers an opportunity to understand the cruel economic, social and cultural backgrounds and problems that have plagued blacks historically. 

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