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    worst— thing a human being can experience. In Zora Neale Hurston’s book, Their Eyes Were Watching God, she tells of a young girl named Janie Crawford and her adventurous love life. She reflects the views of the Harlem Renaissance through Nanny, Logan Killicks, and Jody Starks, but separates herself from those ideals through Janie and Tea Cake. Power, specifically black power, was an issue of great importance to the Harlem Renaissance writers. Various characters in Their Eyes were Watching God have different notions about the best way to gain power in a white-dominated world. Nanny's idea is that her granddaughter should marry a wealthy man so that she doesn't have to worry about her financial security. When Janie…

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    “Love is so elusive that it can seem like the quest to find it will never end.” —Anonymous. As humans, we know it exists because our surroundings displays it, but although the journey may be gloomy, we fall into the temptation of scrutinizing every corner of the earth in search of Love until one has reached a sense of contentment of what Love is about. Whether it is forced, a deceptive or authentic Love, it is still desired to feel the idea of the reputation of Love. The yearn of affection,…

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    Darnell Martin is the director of the film and Zora Neale Hurston is the author of the book Their eyes were watching God. Each portray Janie in many different likes to fit the setting of their own time. This article will do a comparison and contrasted between both the director, author, and the charter Janie. Love, female pride, and social view are a few of the many points that both the director and the author are hitting on but with their own twist. Love through Janie in theory is suppose to…

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    Men can come in all shapes and forms. They can turn your life around in a positive way or a negative way. Zora Neale Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God” is a story about a women name Janie Crawford who is on a mission to find love. She has three different marriages in her lifetime and felt differently about each one. In “Their Eyes Were Watching God” Janie’s Three husbands have differences concerning Janie’s treatment, physical appearance, and true love One of the first differences Logan…

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    In Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie Crawford lives a life that encompasses three different marriages as she seeks to find her purpose, independence, and freedom. She wants to avoid living in sorrow, bitterness, and fear. In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie would have never found her true voice without Joe Starks. Joe was a scurrilous and controlling man towards Janie in their relationship. Janie did not always feel like she could speak up for herself, but as their…

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    quester’s ability to carry forward with the journey and other times, tangible rewards and benefits are not reaped. Regardless, Mr. Foster wants us to keep in mind that such circumstances are not necessarily negative. Every quest is important whether you fail or succeed. Even if the protagonist fails to discover or complete their mission, they can still learn from his or her mistakes and tweak them. If all else fails, they still have that experience― a part of them that they can never forget and…

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    Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston is a novel about Janie Crawford, an African American girl with white heritage, recalling her life since she left Eatonville, Florida. The book begins with Janie telling her story to her friend Phoebe. Starting at her childhood, Janie explains how she was raised by her grandmother and fills Phoebe in on the most defining events during that time. She explains how she found out she was not white like the other children she was around and recalls…

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    Their Eyes Were Watching God is Zora Neale Hurston’s most most praised enthusiastically work.This story in it's settings shows a tradition and gives a community its roots. The story starts out with Janie coming into Eatonville (after being gone two years) alone and in dirty overalls. The porch sitters all talk trash about why she is back in such a condition. She left when she married Tea Cake and went with him to pick beans. Janie is in her forties when she comes back but the story…

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    “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” (Zora Neale Hurston) In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie is searching for new beginnings. Because of her multiple marriages throughout the book, she has many questions about herself and who she is, even if she doesn’t directly notice it. It is not until the death of her last husband, Tea Cakes, that she has found the answers and is satisfied with being her own person. In Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and “How it…

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    Women in society have been viewed as just objects for a long time and still to this day. The novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God” is a feminist novel because Janie gives a voice to women and didn’t let the standard of women define her. In the novel Janie went through good times and bad times. In the beginning of the story, the readers can see how Janie was forced in a marriage with Logan Killicks. She didn’t know herself well to know then she had a voice. Being in that relationship was bad…

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