Throughout the book Pecola fails to see the ugliness of racism. She believes that since she has black skin and brown eyes, she must be hated. Thus, she prays daily for blue eyes in order to get rid of this hate as well as to see the world better. The hatred and pain goes far enough to the point of mentally breaking her. The madness coaxes her to believing that she has blue eyes, tricking her into her own fantasy.
Christ. Kantcha talk?
You nasty little black b*tch. Get out of my house.
They are bluer, aren't they?
Oh, yes. Much bluer.
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