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foible
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
a peculiar behavioral trait in an individual — perhaps a weakness, but never important
  • The assertion of racial beauty was not a reaction to the self-mocking, humorous critique of cultural/racial foibles common in all groups, but against the damaging internalization of assumptions of immutable inferiority originating in an outside gaze.
    6 — Afterword (17% in)

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