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The Tther under Internalization of Racism

Tao Yun
Wanxi Universrty of Foreign Languages Institute
Journal of Honghe University 2014-2

Abstract:Taking Tony Morrison's The Bluest Eye for example, the dissertation reveals the racism oppresion against the balck people, the physical and psychological damage of which is beyong remedy. Under the white cultural hegemony, the black gradually have lost the ego and unconsciously become "the other", which even has caused them to internalize racism. Unfortunately they have taken white cultural awareness as a standard, as a result, their own aethetics and values are being alienated. The balck people are doubtful of their own self-identity; some even going so far as to discard it.
Keywords:Tony Morrison, The Bluest Eye, alienated aesthetics, self-identity recognition

Paper type:Published