Quest For Personal Identity In Toni Morrisons The Bluest Eye back World War I, many new opportunities were given to the development and expanding group of African Americans living in the North. Almost 500,00 African Americans moved to the northern states between 1910 and 1920. This was the beginning of a chronic migration northward. More than 1,500,000 blacks went north in the 1930s and 2,500,00 in the 1940s. Life in the North was very hard for African Americans. Race riots, express mail housing resulting in slum housing, and restricted job opportunities were yet a few of the many hardships that the African American population had to face at this time.
Families often had to separate, social agencies were overcrowded with people that all in all needed help, crime rates increased and many new(prenominal) resulting problems ensued. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison takes place during this time period. A important theme in this novel is the "quest for individual individualism and the influences of the fa...If you want to get a full essay, order it on our website: Ordercustompaper.com
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