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  • Janie's Search For Identity
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    Their Eyes Were Watching God: Janie's Great Identity Search In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, there are many lessons on a person's search for identity. Janie's search for identity throughout this book is very visible. It has to do with her search for a name, and freedom for herself. As she goes through life her search takes many turns for the worse and a few for the better, but in the end she finds her true identity. Through her marriages with Logan, Joe, then Tea...
  • Janie And Tea Cake End
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    Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7, 1891, in Notasulga, Alabama. Her writing career began at Howard University where she published her first story in 1921. In 1925, Zora moved to New York where she became one of the many writers of the Harlem Renaissance. Her life experiences in Eatonville and her research into black folklore greatly impacted much of her writing skills and techniques. In Zora Neale Hurston's novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, the character known as Janie is faced with so...
  • Janie's Marriage To Joe
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    Love and Marriage Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston is a novel about a Southern black woman and her experiences through life. Janie, the main character, is forced at a young age by her grandmother, into an arranged marriage with a man named Logan. Janie is told to learn to love Logan, but the love never comes for Logan in Janie's heart so she leaves him. She meets a man named Joe. Soon after they are married. Joe was sweet at first, then his true feelings about women come out an...
  • Janie And Tea Cake
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    Their Eyes Were Watching God: Everybody Has To Find Out About Living ForThemselvesJanie Crawford evolving selfhood through three marriages. Fair-skinned, long haired, dreamy as a child, Janie grows up expecting better treatment than she gets. Living life as one man's mules or another man's adornment. Janie is one black woman who does not have to live in lost sorrow, bitterness, fear, or foolish romantic dreams, for Janie has learned 'two things everybody's got fun they selves. They got t uh go t...
  • While Janie And Tea Cake Left Town
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    Their Eyes Were Watching God It is human nature to look for happiness. Some people find it in material possessions, some find it in money, but most of us find it in love. To find true love is a difficult task especially now in the times of cell phones and Jaguars. Money and power play a big role in today's society, and some people would rather have those things than a love of another human being. In some rare cases it is not even a person's decision who she (almost every time it's a woman who is...
  • Janie And Her Newfound Love Tea Cake
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    The novel Their Eyes Were Watching God written by Zora Neale Hurston deals with a character named Janie and how she goes through life trying to find true love. In Hurston's story Janie has returned to the town which she, and her second husband helpedestablishd. One evening when Janie came home, her friend Pheoby begins to talk to her about how the ladies gossip about her. Janie soon begins a discussion about her life story with Pheoby. Janie goes on to describe her childhood and how she was forc...

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