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Comparison of "Lost Illusions" and "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Summary: Compares the poem Lost Illusions, by Georgia Douglas Johnson with the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neala Hurston. Focuses on the theme of women reflecting on their lives. Explores how characters in each work discover the wisdom that comes with age.
Lost Illusions, by Georgia Douglas Johnson, has many connections to the book, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. Firstly, Lost Illusions seems to be about a woman reflecting on her life. She seems to be an older woman because she states, "Oh, for the veils of my far away youth..." (line 1) implying that she is not young anymore. The woman at one time left home and really seems to have not enjoyed that time. Also, the author feels as though when one is young one can make a difference as opposed to when one is old. If one is old then what they have to say really does not make a difference in anyone's life. The author stresses how much she is agitated by the fact that she no longer can make a...

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