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Essay | Relating the Title to the Novel and Novelist in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

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Relating the Title to the Novel and Novelist in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Summary: Essay relates the title to the novel and novelist in "Their Eyes Were Watching God."
In Zora Neale Hurston's novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, there are many major points in the novel that reflect the meaning of the title. Hurston seems to relate God to love and life and this could be one reason why a book about love and self-realization would have a title relating to a higher power. The title also reflects a sense of lacking control over the outcome and direction of life. Through Janie's experience with Teacake and one of the major turning points in the novel, the hurricane, the reader can see the relevance of the title to the novel as well as the novelist.

Janie's relationship with Teacake is the area in the novel where references to God begin to emerge. Janie associates God with love as many people do, calling on religion only...

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