As defined by dictionary.com, misanthrope is a hatred of humankind. Soaphead Church’s misanthropic nature is an ironic and direct contradiction to the aspirations of fellow characters in Toni Morrisons, The Bluest Eye. He is described as
"A cinnamon-eyed West Indian with lightly browned skin...He had been reared in a family proud of its academic accomplishments and its mixed blood...[descending from] A Sir Whitcomb, some decaying British nobleman" (167).
Although is decent is distant, (not finished yet…)
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