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complicity
used in The Bluest Eye

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guilt as a helper in a crime or offense
  • In exploring the social and domestic aggression that could cause a child to literally fall apart, I mounted a series of rejections, some routine, some exceptional, some monstrous, all the while trying hard to avoid complicity in the demonization process Pecola was subjected to.
    6 — Afterword (24% in)

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