Their Eyes Were Watching God By Zora Neale Hurston Essay

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To achieve a dream is to achieve your horizon. In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston introduced readers to the value of the horizon by the main character in the book Janie who played a role in achieving her horizon. Janie was on a search for her horizon, yet during that search came a journey filled with many obstacles. Janie went through a few obstacles to reach her horizon to the point she ended up having hate towards her Nanny and Joe Starks for trying to take the horizon away from her. Janie revealed to readers that the horizon had different meanings. To Janie the horizon meant freedom, love, and so much more. In Their Eyes Were Watching God, the horizon is created through Janie’s involvements through her journey in trying to find the future. Within her search to find her future embodies Janie’s journey to find freedom, love, and happiness which is the horizon. Nanny was Janie grandmother, she felt the need to do everything in her will to make sure Janie was taking care of even after her death, due to the fact she was a free slave, she knew how it felt to be mistreated and abused. Janie was taught by Nanny what was important in the life they was living at the time was material wealth. Although Nanny was old, she tried her best to teach and do everything with the bit of strength she had left to make sure her Janie was going to be okay after her death, yet she did not realize she was taking away Janie’s horizon. At a young age, Nanny…

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