The Bluest Eye AUTUMN: Chapter 1 Summary and Analysis

Toni Morrison

AUTUMN: Chapter 1 Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Claudia: a nine-year-old girl living in a quiet Southern town

Frieda: Claudia’s older sister who is ten years old

Mr. and Mrs. Mac Teer: Claudia and Frieda’s parents

Mr. Henry Washington: a middle-aged man who rents a room from Claudia and Frieda’s parents

Pecola Breedlove: an eleven-year-old girl who lives with Claudia and Frieda briefly when her father burns down the family home

Rosemary Villanucci: a rich girl who lives next door to Claudia and Frieda

Summary
It is the autumn of 1940. Claudia is nine years old and lives in an old house with her parents and her ten-year-old sister, Frieda. She...

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