Date of Last Revision

2023-05-02 19:05:04



Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2016


Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye and Beloved each explore issues of traumatized individuals and the effects of this trauma on their lives and the lives of those around them. An oft-overlooked piece of Morrison's work, however, is her focus on recovery from trauma and the unique presentations of these possibilities through narrative. In these selected texts, the need for a community to act, engage, and remember the trauma of individuals and collectives shine through as the key ways to move twaords the hope of recovery from traumatic events.

Research Sponsor

Dr Philathia Bolton

First Reader

Dr Alan Ambrisco

Second Reader

Dr Chris Buford



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