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inquiry
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
the act of asking a question or performing an investigation
  • One problem was centering: the weight of the novel's inquiry on so delicate and vulnerable a character could smash her and lead readers into the comfort of pitying her rather than into an interrogation of themselves for the smashing.
    6 — Afterword (26% in)

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