Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is a novelist, editor, and professor. Her works include Sula, The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved. She has won a Nobel Prize, a Pulitzer Prize, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her various works.

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What two levels does Toni Morrison intend her stories to work on?

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Toni Morrison intended her stories to work on both oral and written levels.
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What theme do the works of Langston Hugh's and Toni Morrison share?

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The poetry of Langston Hughes and the novels of Tony Morrison portray the triumphs and sorrows of African Americans.
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What Toni Morrison novel won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988?

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Author Toni Morrison won a 1988 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her book Beloved.
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What year did Toni Morrison win the Pulitzer Prize?

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Toni Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her novel, Beloved, in 1988. She won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.
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Why did Toni Morrison write The bluest eye what was her reason for writing the story?

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The Bluest Eye was published in 1970 and written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It's the story of an 11 year old Pecola Breedlove who is a black girl growing up in America whose love of the blond, blue eyed children who prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she feels truly beautiful and she'll fit in with everyone else and her life as a black girl will then turn her world different. It's the story of a nightmare of the heart; yearning, tragedy of it's fulfillment. The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove - a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children and who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different and she'll be accepted into society. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
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How can you contact Toni Morrison?

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You can find family members and then you can see if they can get in tuch and keep doing it until you reach your goal
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Why did Toni Morrison win the Pulitzer Prize?

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Author Toni Morrison won a 1988 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her book Beloved.
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Why is Toni Morrison famous?

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FIRST African American AUTHOR to write a NOVEL.
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Did Toni Morrison die?

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No, she is alive and well. She just turned 80. Her son, Slade, died.
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Toni Morrison won what award?

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Awards * Nobel Prize for Literature 1993 * efferson Lecture 1996 * Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1988 for "Beloved" * Anisfield-Wolf Book Award 1988 for "Beloved" * UUA:Frederic G. Melcher Book Award (named for an editor of Publishers Weekly), 1988 for "Beloved". A remark in her acceptance speech that "there is no suitable memorial or plaque or wreath or wall or park or skyscraper lobby" honoring the memory of the human beings forced into slavery and brought to the United States. "There's no small bench by the road," led the Toni Morrison Society to begin installing benches at significant sites in the history of slavery in America; the first "bench by the road" was dedicated July 26, 2008 on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, the point of entry for approximately 40 percent of the enslaved Africans brought to British North America. * National Book Critics Circle Award 1977 for Song of Solomon * In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante listed Toni Morrison on his list of 100 Greatest African Americans. Above retrieved from Wikipedia. For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (Wikipedia) indicated directly below this answer section.
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How did toni Morrison get the name toni Morrison?

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Her birth name was Chloe Wofford. She began using "Toni" because it was a nickname of her patron saint, St. Anthony; at age 12, she joined the Catholic church, and Anthony became her baptismal name. She got the name Morrison when she married an architect named Harold Morrison; they divorced six years later, but she continued to use his last name.
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What is the setting of the book beloved by Toni Morrison?

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Because the story skips around chronologically, there are several different settings. The main setting of the book is Cincinnati, Ohio, where Sethe and Denver live in the haunted house at 124. However, mention is also made of Sweet Home, which is somewhere in Kentucky, as well as the forest in which Sethe collapses as she runs away from Sweet Home, beaten and pregnant, and the woodshed in which she slits her baby girl's throat.
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How many Pulitzer Prizes did Toni Morrison win?

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As of 2011, Toni Morrison has only won one Pulitzer Prize. She won the award for her novel, Beloved, in 1988, and later won a Nobel Prize in Literature.
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When did Toni Morrison get married?

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Toni Morrison Married Harold Morrison In 1958
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What was school like for Toni Morrison?

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She was a very advanced kid. She did her work, maintained good grades, and had major in English
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When was Beloved by Toni Morrison published?

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Originally published in 1987 in hardcover, then again in 2004.
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What is Toni Morrison doing now?

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Still writing, enjoying her life. She's recently sent a letter to President Barack Obama....you can google that and go from there. (:
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Why Toni Morrison was so important to US?

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She gave women everywhere the inspiration to do whatever they wanted. Mostly African American women. She was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize and showed all of us that we can do anything we want as long as we strive for it and keep our hopes up.
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How old is Toni Morrison?

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Toni Morrison is 86 years old (birthdate: February 18, 1931).
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When and where was Toni Morrison born?

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Toni Morrison was born Febuary 28th 1931 and she was born in Lorain, Ohio when she was born her name was Chloe Annthony Woffard..... i did a project on her so i know that these are real facts trust me