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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Summary: Analyzes the Zora Neale Hurston's novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Describes how through experiences with each of her three husbands, and the respective environmental circumstances associated with each one, Janie learns different things about life and herself. With each new circumstance Janie learns more about what love means to her, the importance of being true to herself, and what she is really worth.
In Zora Hurston's novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie's journey shows how one's conditions can mold and shape oneself. Through experiences with each of her three husbands, and the respective environmental circumstances associated with each one, Janie learns different things about life. With each new circumstance Janie learns more about what love means to her, the importance of being true to herself, and what she is really worth.

Logan Killicks, Janie's first husband, helps her to realize just what a marriage is, what she wants out of life, and what love should be. Convinced to marry by her grandmother, Janie quickly finds herself unhappy with Logan. She confesses to her grandmother that she "wants to want him sometimes. [She] don't want him to do all de wantin' (23)." However, she does not love Logan and learns that neither time nor marriage will ever create love...

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