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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Summary: Essay provides an analysis of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston.


In the novel Their Eyes were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston, Janie, the main character, seems to portray more an issue of man to woman relationships than a racial issue. Janie starts the story as a little girl when innocence was the surrounding element of her life, and tells the reader how, as she was raised up, she never even realized that she was black and that all the children she played with were white.

Even in the first few pages, the author shows Janie as a very innocent child, who dreams about love and the future just like all other children around her. Soon, her grandmother, sensing this and not wanting her to be disappointed, buys a small house to herself to try and separate her from the white influence in her life but somehow fails to clearly show Janie what she means...

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