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Berry, Katie (2005). “The Spirit of Freedom." in Hinton, Kip Austin (ed.). Zora Neale Hurston Website . San Antonio: Dead Pripyat Records. March 07 2005. http://i.am/zora . July 7 2005. In Katie Berry’s essay, the author begins by defining the concept of freedom. There are many kinds of freedom: personal, societal, mental, and physical. Furthermore, freedom is something that may be achieved through many experiences… these experiences can spark the desire for freedom within a person, and allow them to eventually become free. Berry compares the aspects of freedom in Their Eyes Were Watching God , by Zora Neale Hurston, to The Color Purple , by Alice Walker, and contrasts the character’s sources of freedom. She says that Jody’s arrival in Eatonville was the event which sparked Janie’s quest for freedom… and that Janie ultimately gained mental freedom after Jody’s death. She later gained spiritual freedom during her relationship with Tea Cake, and then total freedom when Tea Cake died, due to the fact that she had no ties to anything, and only
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course ENG 111 taught by Professor Lesman during the Spring '08 term at VCCS.

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